Description: First edition of the large folio facsimile printing of the legendary 1947 edition, complete with twenty large color plates (including fifteen double-page). With Introduction by Riva Castleman, text translated in English by Sophie Hawkes. Published for the Museum of Modern Art. New York: George Braziller, Inc., 1983. Large folio (12x15.5 in; 30.5x39 cm), contents loose as issued in printed wraps; publisher's cloth-backed clamshell case; original board slipcase. A FINE COPY.
Artist or Maker: MATISSE, HENRI