Freeman's Auction
HENRI MATISSE
(french, 1869-1954)
"POÈMES DE CHARLES D'ORLÉANS"
the complete album including 54 lithographs and text
1950, the complete set of 54 unsigned color lithographs, in-and hors-texte, pencil signed by the artist on the justification, copy 193 from the edition of 1200 (there were also 30 copies in Roman numerals), title, text by Charles D'Orléans and justification, the full sheets, on Arches, Tériade, Paris, publisher. Loose and with the central vertical folds (as issued), within boards (lacking the original blue paper with printed title).
overall: 16 1/2 x 11 in. (41.9 x 27.9cm)
[Duthuit books, 28]
(album)
provenance:
Dr. Henry and Savanna Hope, Bloomington, Indiana.
By family descent.
Private Collection.

Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sold for $3,000 (buyer's premium included)