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Color lithograph after the work by Henri Matisse, plate-signed from the edition of 200.
Our company Artvalue.com and its subsidiary Art-Lithographies printed and published this lithograph in 2007, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the original 1947 Jazz book of which our portfolio is the facsimile.
It was printed in our workshop of Art-Lithographies in Paris using thick pur chiffon BFK Rives paper and is the very last edition of Henri Matisse lithographs that will ever be.
The lithograph features the copyright of the Matisse Estate and the copyright of the publisher Artvalue.com.
We are not a dealer, we are printers and publishers and you would be getting that lithograph straight from us, the original printers and publishers of that edition.
From the set of 20 color lithographs portfolio "Jazz" for sale here on Artsy (special offers for professionals on request).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity, signed by the original publisher, our company Artvalue.com.
Publisher: Artvalue.com, Luxembourg
Workshop of Art-Lithographies
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.
French, 1869-1954, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France, based in Paris and Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
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