Ascher Squares Designed by Matisse, Moore, Derain, Sutherland, Hitchens, Hodgkins, Laurencin, Cocteau and Others
by Sitwell, Sacheverell
Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1948. Original edition of 375 copies. Pamphlet. VG- interior; front cover has some rubbing and ex-lib. number in ink at bottom. Spine splitting but secure.. Decorative brown, stapled wraps with bw lettering. Tan overlay (with museum information) glued (intentionally) across lower third of front cover. 6 interior pages with 4 color plates. With an introductory essay by Sacheverell Sitwell and color plates by Henri Matisse, Andre Derain, Robert Colquhoun, and Henry Moore. Includes a list of artists who designed for Ascher. Beautiful plates. Zika Ascher (3 April 1910 - 5 September 1992) was a Czech artist and designer who became pre-eminent in the related fields of British textiles, art, and fashion. He created his own textile company, which made its name with experimental fabrics and scarves designed by famous contemporary artists. - Wikipedia. Scarce.
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