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Henri Matisse Color Lithograph Back Cover of "Verve," 1937

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Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (French, 1869 – 1954), Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (French, 1869 – 1954)
Untitled (Verve back cover), 1937, Untitled (Verve back cover), 1937
Color lithograph on paper, Color lithograph on paper
Unsigned, Unsigned
Pulled from Verve, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1937, Pulled from Verve, vol. 1, no. 1
Published by Tériade, Paris, Published by Tériade, Paris
Attributes inscribed to verso, Attributes inscribed to verso
Stamped “Printed in France” to lower right under matting, Stamped “Printed in France” to lower right under matting
Attributes labeled to verso, Attributes labeled to verso

Recognized as the leader of Fauvism, Henri Matisse rivaled Pablo Picasso in his groundbreaking style and his revolutionary artwork at the turn of the century. He studied at the Académie Julian and was a student of William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Gustave Moreau. His work has been regularly exhibited and collected by countless institutions in the United States, Russia, and various European countries.

  • Item not examined outside of mounting


- wear and creasing to sheet; minor abrasions throughout the composition; toning and stains to sheet; negligible wear to frame.


17.5" W x 21.5" H x 0.75" D

- measures frame; image measures 9.25" W x 13.25" H.

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