This art book, The World of Matisse 1869 - 1954 is one of the 28 volumes in the Time - Life Library of Art series. This used book is beautifully illustrated in color and black and white with many full color and full page reproductions. The front and back endpapers are decorated with a reproduction of Matisse’s pen-and-ink drawings.
This hardcover book comes with a slipcase. The slipcase has a copy of a detail of Matisse’s portrait of Princess Elena Galitizine pasted on the front.
This book is used but in good condition. The half-title page shows some spotting near the top. This book is otherwise clean and crisp. This slipcase is also clean.
This copy is a 1974 reprint. There are 190 pages including bibliographical references, chronology and an index.
Title: The World of Matisse 1869-1954
Author: John Russell
Publisher: Time-Life Books
Place: New York, NY
Date of Publication: 1974
Number of Pages: 190
Dimensions: 9.5 x 12.5 inches