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Henri Matisse was a French artist born on December 31, 1869. Matisse contributed to the Early Modernist, and Fauvist movements and died on November 3, 1954. Get notified when Henri Matisse's biography is complete:

The Woman with a Hat

1905

Woman Leaning on Her Hands

1905

Self Portrait in a Striped T-shirt

1906

Promenade among the Olive Trees

1905-1906

The Young Sailor

1906

Le Bonheur de Vivre

1906

Music (Sketch)

1907

Expression, for me, does not reside in passions glowing in a human face or manifested by violent movement. The entire arrangement of my picture is expressive.

Notes of a Painter

1908

Seated Figure, Right Hand on Ground

1908

The Dessert: Harmony in Red

1908

Portrait of Olga Merson

1910

Portrait of Madam Matisse

1913

Apples on a Table - Green Background

1916

Meditation — Portrait of Laurette

1916-1917

My classical education naturally led me to study the Masters ... until the day when I realized that for me it was necessary to forget the technique of the Masters, or rather understand it in a completely personal manner. Isn’t this the rule with every artist of classical training?

Notes of a Painter on His Drawing

1939

The Clown

1943

Icarus

1943-1944

Portrait of Lydia Delectorskaya

1947

Interior with Black Fern

1948

Zulma

1950

Sorrow of the King

1952

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