Henri Matisse - Femine au Chapeau

MATISSE, Henri - Femine au Chapeau, Lithograph.jpg
MATISSE, Henri - Femine au Chapeau, Lithograph.jpg

Henri Matisse - Femine au Chapeau


Henri Matisse
Femine au Chapeau, 1935
Lithograph, printed 1939
Signed and dated in plate
31.7 x 22.5 cm (image)

This work is signed and dated in the plate by the artist and comes framed. The price includes professional packing and recorded delivery at £35.00. To ask about collecting this artwork, please contact us on 0191 261 4465.

Between 1937 and 1960, art critic Tériade commissioned some of the most prominent figures of the contemporary French art scene to produce lithographs for his luxury art journal Verve. Only 38 issues were ever published, each one richly illustrated with original prints editioned at the renowned Atelier Fernand Mourlot.

Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (1869 – 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter.
Matisse is commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso, as one of the artists who best helped to define the revolutionary developments in the visual arts throughout the opening decades of the twentieth century, responsible for significant developments in painting and sculpture. Along with Picasso, Matisse helped to define and influence radical contemporary art in the 20th century. Although he was initially labelled a Fauve (wild beast), by the 1920s he was being hailed as an upholder of the classical tradition in French painting. His mastery of the expressive language of colour and drawing, displayed in a body of work spanning over a half-century, won him recognition as a leading figure in modern art.

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