Pasiphae, chant de Minos, 1944

  • Martin Fabiani
  • Henri Matisse, French, 1869-1954
  • Henri de Montherlant, French, 1896-1972
  • Fequet & Baudier, French, active mid 20th century

Linoleum cuts and text printed in black ink on cream wove paper; some of the vignettes/ormanents printed in red ink

  • Framed: Page: 12 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (32.7 x 25.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Drawing and Print Club Fund

70.842

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

In black ink on colophon, lower center: Henri Matisse

Watermark: MARTIN FABIANI

In pencil, opposite the frontispiece: a mon très cher ami / Andre Ro(nn or nv?)eyr(e?) / henri Matisse / Vence 11 Xbre 44

Provenance

(See inscriptions).

Published References

Garvey, Eleanor, The Artist and the Book

Rights Status

Henri Matisse; Henri de Montherlant, Pasiphae, chant de Minos, 1944, Linoleum cuts and text printed in black ink on cream wove paper; some of the vignettes/ormanents printed in red ink. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Drawing and Print Club Fund, 70.842.