Henri Matisse

Wikioo.org - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Henri Matisse

Style: Post-Impressionism;Fauvism;Expressionism;Impressionism;Realism;Naive Art / Primitivism

Place: Nord

Born: 1869

Death: 1954

Biography:

Henri Matisse (31 December 1869 - 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid, brilliant and original draughtsmanship. He was a master draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but excelled primarily as a painter. Matisse is regarded, with Picasso, as the greatest artist of the 20th century. Although he was initiall...