Matisse, Henri; Fernand Leger, Jean-Antoine Watteau, et al (illus).
Paris. Verve. 12 - 1937.
Volume 1. Number 1. December 1937 issue of the magazine, profusely illustrated, 4 original color lithographs, many color and black and white full page illustrations, double page color illustrations, 128 pages, 14 x 10 1/2 inches, color pictorial wrappers. Light soiling to covers, lower right corner very lightly bumped, pages are still bound together but the text block is separated from spine, small abrasions to margins of a Guernica photograph; interior overall clean and in very good condition. Includes original lithographs; "The Four Elements, Air" by Miro, "The Four Elements, Fire" by Rattner, "The Four Elements, Earth" by Bores, and "The Four Elements, Water" by Leger. Articles include "Reality in Eighteenth Century Painting" by Rene Huyche. Color cover design by Matisse. Item #34546