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Henri Matisse

My eyes wide open, I absorb all things like the sponge sucks the liquid.

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Henri Matisse was born in 1869 at Cateau-Cambrsis (France). Like Pierre Bonnard, he studied law. He began to paint in 1890 and took lessons at the Julian Academy (1892-1892). He entered the Ecole des Beaux-Arts (art-school) in Paris in 1892 and worked under Gustave Moreau. Colour was already beginning to play an important role is his landscapes and still-life paintings. In 1904 he organised his . . .

23 work(s) available / 5 "Ladies of my street" work(s)

Portrait au collier
Portrait au chle
Marie-Jos en robe...
Elle vit apparatre...
Nu au bracelet
Les peintres...
For "Dessins"
La chemise arabe
Expo Jazz
Creole Dancer IV
Coeur d'amour pris
Signed lithograph poster de  : Nice, Travail et Joie
Nice, Travail et...
Signed poster
The spray
Apollo, model for a...
Posies, plate I
Posies, plate XIV
Posies, plate XX
Posies, plate XII
Nadia au profil aigu
Creole Dancer II
A la rencontre de...

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* L'Opera di Matisse, 1904-1928 , M. Carra, Rizzoli Editore, Milan, 1971 * The sculpture of Henri Matisse , A. E. Elsen, Harry Abrams Publisher, New York, 1971 * The paper cut-outs , J. Cowart et D. Fourcade, St Louis Art Museum et Detroit Institute of Art, 1977 * Tout loeuvre peint de Matisse, 1904-1928 , M. Carra et X. Deryng, Flammarion, 1982 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Portraits , Andr Sauret, Ed. du Livre, Monte-Carlo, 1952
  • Matisse, le rythme et la ligne J. et M. Guillaud, Guillaud Ed. Paris/NY 1987
  • Matisse chez Bernheim-Jeune 2 vol M &G-P Dauberville Ed Bernheim Paris 1995
  • Matisse et lOcanie , Muse Matisse, Le Cateau Cambrsis, 1998
  • Matisse, Rmi Labrusse, Ed. Gallimard, Paris, 1999
  • De la couleur l'architecture, R. Percheron, Ed. Citadelles & Mazenod, 2002
  • Henri Matisse, Pierre Schneider, Ed. Flammarion, 2008
  • Matisse : paires et sries, col., cat. d'expo., Ed. Centre Pompidou, 2012
  • Henri Matisse : Le laboratoire intrieur, cat., Muse de Lyon, Ed. R.M.N., 2016
  • Matisse in the studio, E. McBreen, H. Burnham, Museum of Boston, 2017
To read from the artist :
  • Henri Matisse, crits et propos sur lart , D. Fourcade, Hermann, Paris, 1989
  • Jazz, fac-simil, Ed. La Martinire, 2013
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Art movements

  • + FAUVISM / 1902-1907 / Charles Camoin, Auguste Chabaud, etc.
  • + ARMORY SHOW / 1913 / Constantin Brancusi, Charles Camoin, Marcel Duchamp, Edward Hopper, Joseph Stella, etc.
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