Henri Matisse - Colette


Title: Colette 

Medium: Book containing original Lithograph, 1951, signed by the artist in the stone

Publisher: Andre Sauret, Editeur, Paris 1951, PROVIDED IN THE BOOK AS A BOOKPLATE

Size: 22 x 15.5 cms (Paper Size)

Printed by : Mourlot Freres, Paris


300 examples on Grand Velin D’Arches

3000 impressions on Velin Papeteries Arches - 100 hors commerce impressions (2 copies available: 2803, 1881)

Note:  Andre Sauret of the Imprimerie Nationale published important collections of novels in bibliophile editions. He was also the publisher of Fernand Mourlot’s catalogue “Picasso Lithographs”, the 3rd volume of which as the frontispiece of “Pere Goriot, which was published as part of the series “Grands prix des meilleurs romans du XIX siecle”. Collette’s “La Vagabonde ”, was published as part of the “Grand Prix des meilleurs romans etrangers” collection. The frontispiece had our lithograph which was a portrait of Collette.

Reference: Duthuit-Matisse Livres Illustres no 29