Henri MATISSE - ALBUM SAINTE CATHERINE, 25 Novembre 1946

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Henri MATISSE - ALBUM SAINTE CATHERINE, 25 Novembre 1946.

Gala au Palais de Chaillot, Paris
Album edited by Journal Ce Soir, for the event of Sainte Catherine 1946 (French tradition for bachelorettes), benefitting the Maison de la Midinette presenting texts by Elsa Triolet, Aragon and Eluard ornated with drawings by Marie Laurencin, Christian Bérard, Henri Matisse and Picasso produced by Mourlot frères.

(Claude Duthuit, Matisse les livres Illustrés [Illustrated Books], N° 81).

Paperbound portfolio with 24 papers under paper cover filled with illustrations.
Example no. 474 of 950.

Worn cover, minor foxing, yellowed borders, loose end with minor losses and pulled pages. Overall, interior in good condition despite some foxing and yellowing.

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