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Henri Matisse

Original Lithograph "Apollinaire" by Henri Matisse, 1952

13 × 10 in
33 × 25.5 cm
Edition of 151/330
€1,140
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Galerie Philia
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Artist : Matisse Henri Title : Apollinaire Year : 1952 Size : 33 x 25,5cm Edition : 151/330 …

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Artist : Matisse Henri Title : Apollinaire Year : 1952 Size : 33 x 25,5cm Edition : 151/330 Reference : Duthuit-Matisse Catalogue raisonné 31

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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Artist : Matisse Henri Title : Apollinaire Year : 1952 Size : 33 x 25,5cm Edition : 151/330 …

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Artist : Matisse Henri Title : Apollinaire Year : 1952 Size : 33 x 25,5cm Edition : 151/330 Reference : Duthuit-Matisse Catalogue raisonné 31

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

Original Lithograph "Apollinaire" by Henri Matisse, 1952

13 × 10 in
33 × 25.5 cm
Edition of 151/330
€1,140
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