Henri Matisse - Tristan Tzara (Le Signe de Vie)


The Book with six illustrated drawings and an original hand signed Lithograph, in pencil, by Henri Matisse

Published by: Bordas, 1946

Edition: 500 . The edition was made up as follows:

10 examples on pur chiffon d’Auvergne paper numbered A to J

30 examples numbered I to XXX

300 examples on Velin Rives paper numbered 1 to 300, watermarked with the editors name, each signed by the artist

The text was by Joseph Zichieri, Master Printer of Paris

The Lithographs were printed by Mourlot Freres, Paris on the 15th May 1946

Size: 18 x 25.5 cms

Printed by: Atelier Mourlot, Paris, France

Note: The Dadaist Founder and poet, Tristan Tzara was greatly admired by Matisse who cooperated with him several times by illustrating his poetical works.

Reference: Claude Duthuit: Matisse - Catalogue Raisonee de ouvrages illustres Number 13