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Matisse by  Pierre Schneider - First Edition - 1984 - from AARDWOLF Fine Books and Biblio.co.uk

Matisse

by Schneider, Pierre

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Rizzoli, New York, 1984; First Edition, First Printing; Quarto, 752 pages; deep blue cloth; gilt titles; illustrated. Art historian Pierre Schneider’s monumental work on Henri Matisse, fourteen years in the making. Profusely illustrated with 930 illustrations, 220 in full color, a number reproduced for the first time here. The premier authority on the subject. First American Edition, with text in English, translated from the French by Michael Taylor and Bridget Strevens Romer. Not a later reprint. Very Good Plus in a Very Good Plus dustjacket that has a couple of minor surface wrinkles at the upper portion of the spine panel. Crisp, bright, glossy, corners sharp, no chips or tears, no price-clipping, no ownership signatures.
  • Bookseller: AARDWOLF Fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6389
  • Title: Matisse
  • Author: Schneider, Pierre
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Place: New York,
  • Date published: 1984
  • Keywords: Matisse, Art, Painting, Art History, Art Reference, French Painters, Impressionists, France
  • Bookseller catalogs: Art and Architecture;


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