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Henri Matisse

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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, Henri Matisse

The Woman with a Hat

1905
Woman Leaning on Her Hands, Henri Matisse

Woman Leaning on Her Hands

1905
Le Bonheur de Vivre, Henri Matisse

Le Bonheur de Vivre

1906
Promenade among the Olive Trees, Henri Matisse

Promenade among the Olive Trees

1905-1906
Self Portrait in a Striped T-shirt, Henri Matisse

Self Portrait in a Striped T-shirt

1906
The Young Sailor, Henri Matisse

The Young Sailor

1906
Blue Nude, Henri Matisse

Blue Nude

1907
Music (Sketch), Henri Matisse

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, Henri Matisse

Seated Figure, Right Hand on Ground

1908
The Dessert: Harmony in Red, Henri Matisse

The Dessert: Harmony in Red

1908
Portrait of Olga Merson, Henri Matisse

Portrait of Olga Merson

1910
Portrait of Madam Matisse, Henri Matisse

Portrait of Madam Matisse

1913
Apples on a Table - Green Background, Henri Matisse

Apples on a Table - Green Background

1916
Meditation — Portrait of Laurette, Henri Matisse

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 Daises, Henri Matisse

The Daises

1939
The Clown, Henri Matisse

The Clown

1943
Icarus, Henri Matisse

Icarus

1943-1944
Portrait of Lydia Delectorskaya, Henri Matisse

Portrait of Lydia Delectorskaya

1947
Interior with Black Fern, Henri Matisse

Interior with Black Fern

1948
Zulma, Henri Matisse

Zulma

1950
Sorrow of the King, Henri Matisse

Sorrow of the King

1952

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