Le Lagon (Jazz Series)
This piece comes from a reproduced, or facsimile, of the 1947 Jazz series authorized for publication in 1983 by the Estate of Matisse. Great care was taken by the MOMA in NY and the publisher to create a rendering of the Jazz edition of 1947 using the finest printing techniques with the original plates and stencils at their disposal. This was made possible by the use of #43/250 belonging to Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. Jazz is one of the most important illustrated books of the 20th century. The original creation of the plates started with gouache drawings that were made into pochoirs.
Year: 1947, published in 1983
Image size: 16 ½ x 25 ½
Printer: Ernst Wartelsteiner
Publisher: V.A.G.A., New York & S.P.A.D.E.M., Paris.
Catalog ref: Duthuit
Signature: Signed on the plate of title page