Les Fauves

Georges Duthuit. Cover design by Henri Matisse.

Geneve. Editions des Trois Collines. 1949. First edition. Wrappers, with an original pochoir wrap-around design by Henri Matisse. Many monochrome text illustrations and tipped-in colour plates. 325 x 240mm (12 x 9"). 1.6kg. . French. Very good; light shelf wear to wrappers, some rubbing to edges, a couple of small 1cm knocks to surface of rear cover, short 2cm tear at base of spine without loss, reading crease to spine, spine slightly faded; binding firm.

A beautifully-produced study of the Fauve artists, with an original pochoir cover design by Henri Matisse. Duthuit's text looks at the development of Fauvism as a movement and continues by exploring the work of the Fauve artists, Braque, Derain, Van Dongen, Dufy, Friesz, Manguin, Marquet, Matisse, Puy and Vlaminck. The text is generously illustrated.

Price :  £250.00