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HENRI MATISSE (French / 1869-1954)

Born in the textile town of Cateau-Cambrésis, Henri Matisse moved to Paris in 1892 to study law. Instead, he enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts, first in the studio of Bougueraux, and then in that of Gustave Moreau, where he met fellow-Fauves Albert Marquet, Charles Camoin, and Henri Manguin. Alongside Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse is recognized as one of the towering geniuses of twentieth-century art. Our holdings by Henri Matisse include an important group of lithographic interpretations of his late paper cuts. These lithographs were made in collaboration with the master lithographer Fernand Mourlot and the publisher Tériade, for Éditions Verve, the last fruits of a long and close association. In 1954 Matisse personally supervised the early lithographs, signing editions of 200, but the planned double number of Verve containing the whole series was not published until after his death, in 1958, with a cover specially designed by Matisse. We also have reduced facsimile lithographs by Mourlot after Matisse's posters.

See also:

PIERRE BONNARD
GEORGES BRAQUE
CHARLES CAMOIN
JULES CAVAILLÈS
ROGER CHASTEL
MARIANNE CLOUZOT
RAOUL DUFY
OTHON FRIESZ
FRANÇOISE GILOT
HENRI CHARLES MANGUIN
ALBERT MARQUET
PABLO RUIZ PICASSO

Selected prints by HENRI MATISSE

Tristesse du roi, 1952
Lithograph
Lierre en fleur, 1953
Lithograph
Zulma, 1950
Lithograph

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