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Duthuit, 725
Matisse’s unique pictorial language employs a diverse range of lines, light, and composition, which borrow traits from Neo-Clasissicism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism. His work varies from landscapes and still lifes, to portraiture and domestic interiors, yet his primary focus remained on the female figure. His bold, sinuous lines articulate a kind of voluptuous idealistic figure.

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Published by Chalcographie du Louvre, Paris

2010: “Les photographes de Matisse, nouvelles acquisitions, Les photographies de Matisse à Tahiti,” Musée Henri Matisse, Nice, France
2009: “Matisse – Rodin, un parcours sans fin,” Musée Henri Matisse, Nice, France
2009: “L’objet dans l’œuvre de Matisse,” Musée Henri Matisse, Nice, France
2008: “Henri Matisse: Prints and Bronzes from the Etta and Claribel Cone Collection,” Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

The Museum of Modern Art, New York The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia
Tate Britain, London, UK
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954) is primarily known as the founder of the Fauvist movement, a result of Impressionism, whose works fundamentally altered the course of Modern Art in the late 20th Century. Innovative in his original treatment of the human figure and an expressive use of color, Matisse forged his own pictorial language. Matisse's career can be divided into several stylistic periods, but he remained focused on discovering “the essential character of things” through his art.

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Nu au Bracelet, 1940
Lot Number 26
Original linocut on wove pape
12.6 x 9.6 in (32 x 24.38 cm)
From the later edition (aside from the signed edition of 50)
Chop mark of Chalcographie du Louvre lower right

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Nu au Bracelet
  • Dimensions
    12.6 x 9.6 in (32 x 24.38 cm)