Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse

(1869-1954) French

Matisse studied in Paris at the École des Beaux-Arts and became a student of William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Gustave Moreau. Regarded as the leader of the Fauvist movement, Matisse pursued the expressiveness of color throughout his career, and by 1917, he celebration of color reached its peak when he began to spend time on the French Riviera.

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