Paris: Verve, 1945. Matisse, Henri. First. unbound. An original black & white lithograph after Matisse, signed and titled in the plate, printed on Marais wove paper (slightly toned at edges). Published in Paris for Verve, and printed by Draeger Freres. Sheet measures 13.75 x 10.375 inches. Paris: Verve, 1945. A very good copy with an additional Matisse design printed on rear. very good.
Verve was founded in 1937 as a showcase for work by the day's best artists, produced by the finest printers. This piece was printed in Volume 4, number 13.