Henri Matisse Cut-outs Drawing With Scissors Matisse Jazz Edited by Gilles and Xavier-Gilles Neret, texts by Xavier-Gilles Neret Directed and produced by Benedikt Taschen; 2 Volumes in Slipcase Taschen 2009

Matisse, Henri; Neret, Gilles and Xavier-Gilles (eds); Taschen, Benedikt


Publisher: Taschen
Place Published: Koln
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 2009
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: 2 volumes Folio in Slipcase

Monumental Taschen 2 Volume set of works by Matisse: one a profusely illustrated study of the artist’s Cut-outs (drawing with scissors) – work Matisse produced from the 1930’s to his death in 1954; the other a facsimile of the illustrated book ‘Jazz’ originally published in 1947 by Editions Teriade, keeping to the format of that production with 38 unbound folded folios in printed card folder and again in an illustrated cloth folder with colour plate to front; both volumes housed in cloth slipcase with colour plates laid-on to front and rear; Cut-outs volume 333pp, with countless colour and b&w illustrations, including some gate-fold; text by Xavier-Gilles Neret, chapters – Tahiti, The Dance, Verve and Jazz, Oceania, The Rosary Chapel, The Last Monumental Gouaches – bound in cream cloth boards with colour plate laid-in to front, black and red titling to spine; handsome large-format set 38 x 29.5cm; Cut-outs volume with mild foxing to boards, o.w. Very Good tight and clean throughout; Jazz volume likewise with mild foxing to boards, o.w. all folios Very Good tight bright and clean; slipcase with some mild rubbing/foxing, o.w. Very Good; PLEASE NOTE: AN EXCEPTIONALLY LARGE AND HEAVY ITEM WILL INCUR EXTRA SHIPPING IF DESTINATION IS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA – BEST TO INQUIRE WITH ME BEFORE ORDERING

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