Illustrated book, includes 1 woodcut on cover (Cailler 160), 1 lithograph on title-page (Cailler 161), 13 full-page hors-texte color lithographs (Cailler 162-174), and 55 tinted lithographs in the text (Cailler 175-228), including the rare "table des hors textes" not described by Cailler and usually missing from bound copies
38 x 28 x 0 cm
From a total edition of 260 numbered copies, this is one of 205 printed on fine Dutch wove paper
A pristine copy of one of the greatest illustrated books of the 20th century, containing about a third of Maurice Denis' entire graphic oeuvre. Folio. Loose as issued in original wraps. Reference: Cailler 160-228; Johnson 182; Skira 71; Rauch 13.
Maurice Denis was a French painter, a member of the Symbolist and Les Nabis movements. His theories contributed to the foundations of cubism, fauvism, and abstract art.Read More