Lot 123: Choix de pages de Paul Leautaud. One of 50 copies with an original lithograph by Matisse signed in pencil.
27 October 2016
Reston, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Choix de pages de Paul Leautaud. One of 50 copies with an original lithograph by Matisse signed in pencil. Paul Léautaud, André Rouveyre. Editions du Bélier / Collection " Les Documents littéraires " 1946. A collection of text of Leautaud curated by Andre Rouveyre, with introduction, full page illustrations, and bibliographic documents. Excellent study & bibliography. One of 50 copies on chiffon dArches paper, with an original lithograph by Matisse, depicting the portraits of Leautaud, signed and justified in pencil, printed in Chine paper. Matisse executed 5 portraits of Leautaud in charcoal and then 12 lithographs from which one serves as frontispiece of the book.
Condition Report: Ref: Dutuit n 14. Very good condition. Complete condition report on request as well extra pictures
Artist or Maker: Henri Matisse