Henri Matisse Illustrates James Joyce’s Ulysses (1935)

Last year, fans of modernist Irish literature and impressionist art saw a must-own volume go under the hammer at Bonhams. “In 1935 the French artist, Henri Matisse, was commissioned to illustrate an edition of Ulysses for subscribers to the Limited Edition Club in America,” announced Artlyst. “Each of the 1,000 copies was signed by Matisse and … Continue reading Henri Matisse Illustrates James Joyce’s Ulysses (1935)