Pasiphaé

A work made of unbound book, in two volumes, with handset type in black and red and 82 linocuts in black, five linocuts in red, and one in blue on white wove paper, tucked in two paper wrappers, each with linocut in blue on white wove paper, and in ivory paperboard covers with ivory linen and red stamped spine and ivory paperboard slipcase with red linen trim.
© 2018 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of unbound book, in two volumes, with handset type in black and red and 82 linocuts in black, five linocuts in red, and one in blue on white wove paper, tucked in two paper wrappers, each with linocut in blue on white wove paper, and in ivory paperboard covers with ivory linen and red stamped spine and ivory paperboard slipcase with red linen trim.

Date:

1981

Artist:

Henry Matisse (French, 1869–1954)
introduction by Dominique Bozo (French, 1935–1993)
printed by Fequet-Baudier (French, c. 1925–c. 1981)
published by the artist’s heirs

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Henri Matisse

Title

Pasiphaé

Origin

France

Date

1981

Medium

Unbound book, in two volumes, with handset type in black and red and 82 linocuts in black, five linocuts in red, and one in blue on white wove paper, tucked in two paper wrappers, each with linocut in blue on white wove paper, and in ivory paperboard covers with ivory linen and red stamped spine and ivory paperboard slipcase with red linen trim

Inscriptions

Blind stamp on each print, recto lower right, in image corner: “M” (encircled); inscribed recto lower left corner, in graphite: “II/XXV”; stamped verso half-title page, below colophon, in letterpress in black: “Exemplaire II imprimé pour The Art Institute of Chicago”

Dimensions

344 × 265 × 43 mm (each volume, closed); 344 × 270 × 95 mm (slipcase)

Credit Line

Gift of Gérald Cramer and Marguerite Duthuit

Reference Number

1987.91

Copyright

© 2018 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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