HENRI MATISSE | ENTERREMENT DE PIERROT (SEE DUTHUIT BKS. 22 BIS )
1869 - 1954
ENTERREMENT DE PIERROT (SEE DUTHUIT BKS. 22 BIS )
Pochoir printed in colors, 1947, from the portfolio edition of 100 (there is also a book edition of 250 with the vertical fold), from Jazz, on Arches wove paper, published by Tériade, Paris, framed
sheet: 423 by 649 mm 16⅝ by 25½ in
The full sheet, in good condition except the colors slightly attenuated. Some very pale fox marks and some scratches, primarily at left, and scuffs, primarily at right, the largest extending through half of the sheet. (Two very inconspicuous handling creases, one at lower sheet edge at right and one near upper left corner. A tiny surface imperfection in the horse's neck.)
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