MATISSE’S FINAL ILLUSTRATED BOOK, SIGNED BY HIM
MATISSE, Henri. Poemes de Charles D'Orleans. Paris, 1950.
Signed limited edition of the last illustrated book by Matisse, a selection of medieval ballads chosen by the artist, number 1193 of only 1230 copies signed by Matisse in pencil on the limitation page, with 100 color lithographed pages completely designed, lettered, decorated, and illustrated by Matisse, including the frontispiece portrait of Charles d'Orléans signed and dated "Henri Matisse 3/43" on the stone. $8200.