Dessins de Bonnard, Dufy, Maillol, Matisse, Picasso together with Hommage, 2: Dessins de Matisse
Art magazine published in Monaco and directed by Philippe Fontana. For this edition only the first and second number were published, and both are available on this lot.
Hommage 1: Monaco, December 1943.
First number of Hommage magazine, Folio in original grey folder wrapper. The collection containing: one poem by Pierre Emmanuel in fac-simile illustrated by Leon Zack in sepia, and the following prints: Etude by Bonnard, Symphonie by Dufy in double page, two nudes by Maillol, of which one in double page, two portraits by Matisse, and a satire by Picasso in double page.
Hommage 2: Dessins de Matisse
Monaco, Juin 1944. Poems de Paul Eluard, foreword by Andre Rouveyre. Folio in original grey folder wrapper. The collection containing: 3 poems in fac-simile by Eluard preceded by an original lithograph by Leonor Fini on the frontispiece, an original photograph by Brassai of Matisse at work, introductory text by Rouveyre, 10 prints reproducing the original drawings by Matisse for this edition, complete of two blueprints with explanations for two portraits, followed by a letter in fac -simile by Matisse with the list of the drawings. Limited and numbered edition of 1050 copies.