À LA MÉMOIRE DE ANGÈLE LAMOTTE

À LA MÉMOIRE DE ANGÈLE LAMOTTE

Henri Matisse
À LA MÉMOIRE DE ANGÈLE LAMOTTE
Lithograph
1945

An original Henri Matisse Lithograph print.

1945

Original transfer lithograph from the artist’s drawing printed in black ink on wove paper.

Annotated and signed on the stone lower right à la mémoire de/Angèle Lamotte/Henri Matisse.

A fine impression of the definitive state, as published in the review Verve, vol. IV, no. 13 "De la Couleur", by Efstratios Tériade, Éditions de la revue Verve, Paris, 1945.

Catalog: Claude Duthuit, Henri Matisse: Catalogue raisonné des ouvrages illustrés, Paris, 1988, pg. 363, no. 74 (ill.)

Sheet Size: 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches

The subject of this work is a young collaborator of Teriade’s, Angèle Lamotte, who died at the age of twenty-eight. Matisse, who was fond of her, dedicated this print to her memory.

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