Maurice Denis prints for sale

French, 1870-1943

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Le Bouquet Matinal, Les Larmes (The Morning Bouquet, The Tears) -  DENIS

Le Bouquet Matinal, Les Larmes (The Morning Bouquet, The Tears)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1898, Cailler 110, edition 100. 15 x 11 1/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. Titled in the lower left on the stone. This is a superb impression with full margins. The colors are very fresh. The condition is generally fine apart from a couple of tiny stains in the margins, remnants of old hinges and a wrinkle in the upper right corner of the margin. This print is from the celebrated "Amour" suite published by Vollard. From the collection of Henri. M. Petiet (Lugt 5031).
$3,400

Les Attitudes Sont Faciles et Chastes (Attitudes are Easy and Chaste) -  DENIS

Les Attitudes Sont Faciles et Chastes (Attitudes are Easy and Chaste)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1899, Cailler 109, edition 100. 15 1/4 x 10 7/8 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with fresh colors. The margins are full and the condition is excellent other than for an occasional and very subtle spot of foxing in the margins. This is plate 2 from his celebrated "Amour" suite, published by Vollard and printed by Clot, Paris. This was a series of twelve prints celebrating his love for his wife, Marthe. This print is illustrated and the series is discussed on pages 110-111 of Printmaking in Paris; The Rage for Prints at the "fin de siècle" (2013) by Fleur Roos Rosa de Carvalho. Impressions are not always signed in pencil.
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Les Crépuscules Ont une Doucer d'Ancienne Peinture (A Mood of Ancient Paintings Emanates from Dusk) -  DENIS

Les Crépuscules Ont une Doucer d'Ancienne Peinture (A Mood of Ancient Paintings Emanates from Dusk)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1898, Cailler 113, edition 100. 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. Signed and dated on the stone, lower right. Titled on the stone below the image at left. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression with extremely fresh colors. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from a soft horizontal crease in the right margin and old hinges on the right edge of the sheet. This lovely work is from the Amour Suite, published by Vollard and printed by Auguste Clot, Paris. Ex-collection: Henri M. Petiet.
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Maternité a la Fenêtre Ouverte (Motherhood at the Open Window) -  DENIS

Maternité a la Fenêtre Ouverte (Motherhood at the Open Window)
Lithograph, 1926, Cailler 147 (ii/II), from the edition of 25 in brown/bistre. 10 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. Signed on the stone with initials, lower right. Signed in pencil and also inscribed "B" in the lower left. This is a fine impression printed on china paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (Old paper hinges remain on the right edge of the sheet in two places, verso.) This work was published by La Galerie des Peintres Graveurs, E. Frapier, 32, Rue Vitor-Massé, Paris, for "l'Album Maîtres et Petits Maîtres d'aujourd'hui." The Galerie blindstamp is in the lower right (Lugt 1057b). The edition was 100 in black and 25 in brown/bistre, as here. From the collection of: Henri M. Petiet, Paris (Lugt 5031).
$1,600

Nos Ames, En des Gestes Lents (Our Souls, in Slow Movements) -  DENIS

Nos Ames, En des Gestes Lents (Our Souls, in Slow Movements)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1898, Cailler 116, edition 100. 11 5/8 x 16 in. Titled on the stone and signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with fresh, vibrant colors. The margins are full. The condition is fine. This is plate 9 from the Amour suite as published by Vollard and printed by Clot, Paris. Here we have one of the finest prints by the artist and a stellar French color print from the 1890s. This work is not always signed in pencil. Ex-collection: Henri M. Petiet (not in Lugt).
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