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Paintings and Drawings of Matisse

Item date(s): 1948

Walter Whall Battiss  (1906-1982) - (owned by)
Henri Matisse  - (author)
Jean Cassau  - (introduction by)

Pages: 24 plates
Size: 275mm

Sub-type: Art monograph

Place publication: Paris and London
Publisher: Braun & Cie and Soho Gallery Ltd

Additional notes:
This book belonged to Walter Battiss who inscribed the inside front cover:

W. Battiss. Cape Town. Thursday, 7 Oct. 48.

Pasted into the first blank page is a newspaper clipping from the Pretoria News dated 22.5.1951 (Ex-Royal Academy President contemns 'foolish' modern art, with manuscript comments by Battiss and an extract from Julius Caesar. There are also a few additional comments by Battiss throughout the book.

Ref: GB/15419

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