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Henri Matisse (1869-1954) , Portrait de Marguerite ...

Signed with initials 'H.M.' (lower right)

brush and India ink on paper

13¾ x 10½ in. (35 x 26.5 cm)

Executed in Collioure in 1906-1907

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Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

During an interview in 1950, near the end of his long career,...

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Date: 2016-08-02 20:25:45

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954) , Portrait de Marguerite ...

Marguerite was Matisse's first child, the issue of his relationship with Camille Joblaud. When Matisse married Amélie some years later, she became a second mother for Marguerite, who became an indispensable part of the household and indeed the studio. Marguerite was a strong character, as would later be proven by her involvement in the French Resistance during the Second World War. However, she...

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Date: 2016-08-02 20:25:45

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954) , Portrait de femme | Christie's

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Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Executed in August 1947, Portrait de femme offers by the simplicity of its line and technique the most essential representation of the female face. With the most stylized lines Matisse gave his figure a sensuous mouth, almond eyes, a soft face of the purest oval shape, and a flawless nose. He softened this perfect face by...

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Date: 2016-08-02 20:25:45

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Multiples by Matisse from the Matisse Family Collections ...

Aquatint

The Process

Tone is created by treating a plate with fine particles of acid-resistant material (like powdered resin) and then placing the plate in an acid bath. The acid bites into the plate between the grains of resin, and when printed, the resulting mass of tiny spots produces a textured area with tonal effects that are similar to a watercolor wash.

The Artist

Matisse began to use...

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954) , Portrait de femme | Christie's

14½ x 10 5/8 in. (36.8 x 27 cm.)

Drawn in Nice in 1919

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Wanda de Guébriant has confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.

The present drawing depicts a sister of Antoinette Arnoud, Matisse's favorite and most...

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Date: 2016-08-02 20:25:45

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Video: Important Chinese art from the Fujita Museum ...

The Fujita Museum collection comprises more than 2,000 Japanese and Chinese works of art, including exceptional painting and calligraphy, Buddhist art, early bronzes, lacquerware, textiles and tea utensils. The Museum's prominence is underscored by its nine National Treasures and 52 Important Cultural Properties, the most held by any private museum in Japan.

In March 2017 in New York, Christie's...

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Date: 2015-11-02 19:30:21

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Modigliani’s Nu couché (Reclining Nude) leads a night of ...

Five world auction records for an artist set in The Artist's Muse sale, as modernist masterpiece sells for second highest price ever paid at auction

Amedeo Modigliani's Nu couché (Reclining Nude), painted in 1917-1918 , led the way on a night of records at Christie's New York, realising $170,405,000 (with buyer's premium) in The Artist's Muse, a curated Evening Sale. In doing so, the modernist masterpiece eclipsed the previous auction record for the artist by almost $100 million and became the second highest price...

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Date: 2015-11-02 19:30:21

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