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Henri Matisse

Figure de dos au collier noir, 1906

Lithograph on Japan paper
17 7/10 × 11 in
45 × 28 cm
Edition 20/25
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Christie's

Signed in black ink, numbered 20/25, the full sheet, some pale time-staining, otherwise in good …

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Signed in black ink, numbered 20/25, the full sheet, some pale time-staining, otherwise in good condition, framed.
Image 410 x 275 mm.; Sheet 450 x 280 mm.

From the Catalogue:
This rare lithograph dates from 1906, the year Matisse made his first lithographs, in the early years of Fauvism. The edition of this print was …

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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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About the work
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Christie's

Signed in black ink, numbered 20/25, the full sheet, some pale time-staining, otherwise in good …

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Signed in black ink, numbered 20/25, the full sheet, some pale time-staining, otherwise in good condition, framed.
Image 410 x 275 mm.; Sheet 450 x 280 mm.

From the Catalogue:
This rare lithograph dates from 1906, the year Matisse made his first lithographs, in the early years of Fauvism. The edition of this print was …

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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

Figure de dos au collier noir, 1906

Lithograph on Japan paper
17 7/10 × 11 in
45 × 28 cm
Edition 20/25
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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