Original lithograph in sanguine ink on Arches paper by Henri Matisse. Plate 27 from the publication Florilege des Amours, the image shows a woman carrying flowers through the woods. Unsigned. Additional text verson. This work was originally published in 1948 by Skira of Paris and printed by Mourlot as part of Florilege des Amours, a collection of love poems by Pierre Ronsard. This is one of the most desired of the lithographs from Florilege. Reference, Duthuit, Catalogue Raisonne des Ouvrages Illustrés, p. 25. Framed size: 24-1/2 inches H x 20-1/2 inches W (62.2 cm x 52.1 cm). Framed in a wood frame with gold highlights. Matted and mounted in acid-free materials and covered with UV-resistant acrylic. COA. See closeup photos and more details at: http://www.jdsmithfineart.com/gallery-of-artists/matisse-menu/matisse-florilege-des-amours-27.
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