002 - MM2
George Braziller Inc; New York, USA
Note: This is a limited edition facsimile of the edition originally published in Paris in 1947 in a signed edition of 250 copies. This publication by Braziller is one of the special editions produced for the Museum of Modern Art. This facsimile is similar to the original and consists of unbound, loose signatures which are enclosed a white folio with title. The entire folio is further enclosed in a grey clamshell box with blue cloth spine. Matisse's original text, handwritten in French, has been translated by Sophie Hawkes, with an Introduction by Riva Castleman. Includes the original protective cardboard slipcase.