Artist Profile

Henri Matisse

Born: 31 December, 1869, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France

Died – 3 November, 1954, Nice, France

Henri Matisse

Artist Profile

Henri Matisse

Born: 31 December, 1869, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France

Died – 3 November, 1954, Nice, France

Henri Matisse: The Life of an Artist

Henri Émile Benoît Matisse was a French painter, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was also a printmaker, and sculptor. Henri Matisse paintings can be seen in many art galleries around the world. He was a founder member of the Fauvism movement.

Biography

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Artwork

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“He who works with his hands is a labourer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”

Saint Francis of Assisi