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Barr Jr., Matisse

Matisse – Barr Jr., Alfred H. Matisse. His Art and his Public. New York (1951). 4to. 6 ll. title & contents, pp. 5-591 (so complete). With

c. 462  ( 22 full-page color )  illustrations

on 243 plates. Orig. h. cloth in black & red with title on spine and gilt monogram on front cover.

Matisse, Madame Matisse
Femme au chapeau (Madame Matisse; 1905)
Matisse, Offenes Fenster
Fenêtre ouverte (1905)

FIRST EDITION. – Exlibris Wolfgang Metzner, publisher, on front paste-down. – Binding slightly loosened, otherwise impeccable. – Enclosed front part of the original dust jacket. – Intended as updated new edition of the catalog of the Matisse exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art in 1931, it became an

illustrated  monographic  show  comprising  60  years :

Matisse, Lady in Blue
Grande robe bleue, fond noir (1937)
Matisse, Odaliske mit Tambourin
Odalisque au tambourin (1926)

Early Rebellion and Academic Success – Matisse discovers Modern Painting – Matisse in Paris: “The King of the Fauves” – Matisse, the International Artist – Spain and Morocco – Austerity and Architectonics; The First World War – Relaxation in Nice and Renewed Experiment – From the Barnes Murals to the Rouge et Noir – Second World War; Books; The Chapel at Vence – Bibliography (11 pp. ) – Index (18 pp.).

Offer no. 29,033 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 60.) + shipping

Matisse, Madame Matisse
Madame Matisse (1905)