Matisse La Piscine I - 1958

La Piscine I

Artist: Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Edition: Total edition size unknown
Medium: Original Lithograph (‘After’)
Size approx: 14″ x 40″ (35.5cm x 101.5cm)
Year: 1958

Unframed

£625

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954) – La Piscine IMatisse La Piscine I - 1958

This item is currently out of stock, however if you would like to purchase it, please email us as it may be available from one of our partners.

This lithograph has 4 parts with 3 folds. When we frame this item, the folds are professionally flattened during the framing process.

This lovely Original Lithograph (‘After’) Henri Matisse comes from the Last Work of Henri Matisse 1950 to 1954.  The first lithographic plates were printed in 1954 under Matisse’s direction but publication was not finished until 1958 , Four years after his death. Matisse’s 1950s giant paper cut-outs were very popular that he was persuaded to reinterpret them as original lithographs in this series of work.

‘After’ >>>> The term “original” can be confusing when applied to works of art on paper. Generally, a piece is defined as original if the artist of the design has worked on the printing element himself, as opposed to those reproductive or interpretive prints in which an intermediary is responsible for replicating an artist’s design on a printing element. In those situations in which the artist is at a remove from the actual production of a work on paper, the designation of an “After” usually follows. The practice of producing “Afters” was a popular one with many important nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists.

If you would like this item conservation  framed, it is only £195 extra. Please email us for framing options after checkout.

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