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Henri Matisse

Buste de femme avec collier et bracelet, 1926

Etching grey chine appliqué on wove paper
17 7/10 × 12 3/10 in
45 × 31.3 cm
Edition 7/15
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Signed in pencil, numbered 7/15, with wide margins, in very good condition.
Plate 179 x 127 mm., …

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Signed in pencil, numbered 7/15, with wide margins, in very good condition.
Plate 179 x 127 mm., Sheet 450 x 313 mm.

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Henri Matisse
French, 1869–1954
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Henri Matisse was a leading figure of Fauvism and, along with Pablo Picasso, one of the most influential artists of the modern era. In his paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, Matisse experimented with vivid colors, Pointillist techniques, and reduced, flat shapes. “What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter,” he once said; his subjects of choice included nudes, dancers, still lifes, and interior scenes. Matisse’s animated brushwork and seemingly arbitrary application of bright colors, as in Woman with a Hat (1905), would prove foundational to Fauvism, while his similarly radical The Red Studio (1911) was a seminal, nearly monochromatic study in perspective. Later in life, physically debilitated, Matisse would turn to making bold, cut-paper collages. He has influenced a wide range of important 20th-century painters, from Hans Hofmann and Milton Avery to Tom Wesselmann and David Hockney.

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Signed in pencil, numbered 7/15, with wide margins, in very good condition.
Plate 179 x 127 mm., …

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Signed in pencil, numbered 7/15, with wide margins, in very good condition.
Plate 179 x 127 mm., Sheet 450 x 313 mm.

Christie's Special Notice
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale …

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Henri Matisse
French, 1869–1954
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Henri Matisse was a leading figure of Fauvism and, along with Pablo Picasso, one of the most influential artists of the modern era. In his paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, Matisse experimented with vivid colors, Pointillist techniques, and reduced, flat shapes. “What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter,” he once said; his subjects of choice included nudes, dancers, still lifes, and interior scenes. Matisse’s animated brushwork and seemingly arbitrary application of bright colors, as in Woman with a Hat (1905), would prove foundational to Fauvism, while his similarly radical The Red Studio (1911) was a seminal, nearly monochromatic study in perspective. Later in life, physically debilitated, Matisse would turn to making bold, cut-paper collages. He has influenced a wide range of important 20th-century painters, from Hans Hofmann and Milton Avery to Tom Wesselmann and David Hockney.

Henri Matisse

Buste de femme avec collier et bracelet, 1926

Etching grey chine appliqué on wove paper
17 7/10 × 12 3/10 in
45 × 31.3 cm
Edition 7/15
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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