Les Petites Fleurs De St. Francois (from Les Fioretti) by Maurice Denis

Les Petites Fleurs De St. Francois (from Les Fioretti) by Maurice Denis

Les Petites Fleurs De St. Francois (from Les Fioretti)

Maurice Denis

Title

Les Petites Fleurs De St. Francois (from Les Fioretti)

 
Artist

Maurice Denis

  1870 - 1943
Year
1913  
Technique
5 color woodcuts (4 progressive proofs and one finished) 
Image Size
approx. 5-1/2 x 5-15/16" each image size 
Signature
unsigned, as usual 
Edition Size
unnumbered, outside the published edition of 120 
Annotations
 
Reference
Roger-Marx 66 
Paper
four individual color blocks on China proofing paper; final image on ivory wove 
State
published 
Publisher
M. Gabriel Thomas, Paris 
Inventory ID
21469 
Price
$500.00 
Description
Proofs for the book "Fioretti - The Small Flowers of Saint Francis of Assisi" published in 1913. Hailed in its time as one of the finest illustrated religious manuscripts of the modern age, "Fioretti" included 79 color woodcut illustrations by Denis.