Henri Matisse (French, 1869 - 1954)

Henri Matisse

French | 1869 - 1954

Henri Matisse was a French Impressionist & Modern artist who was born in 1869. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Numerous key galleries and museums such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art have featured Henri Matisse's work in the past.Henri Matisse's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 1 USD to 80,750,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 80,750,000 USD for Odalisque couchée aux magnolias, sold at Christie's New York in 2018. Henri Matisse has been featured in articles for The Magazine Antiques , ArtDaily and New City Art. The most recent article is ‘Matisse and the Sea’ Review: Currents of Inspiration in St. Louis written for The Wall Street Journal in April 2024. The artist died in 1954.

Artist's alternative names: Henri Emile Benoît Matisse, Matisse

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..Known for his use of bright colors, flat patterns, simplified forms, and graceful lines, Matisse developed a unique artistic vision that continues to draw admirers to this day...

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Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

.. Matisse is known for his powerful images executed with a strong appreciation for the beauty of color and line...

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SMK, National Gallery of Denmark

..Matisse's exploration of style sparked the creation of his first true pairs, in which neither painting is entirely indebted to another artist...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

..Matisse’s career as an artist spanned more than six decades...

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Indianapolis Museum of Art, Newfields

..Matisse's practice of repeating compositions dates back to the 1890s...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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