Le Bouquet de Roses – Femme Accoudée

Henri Matisse

  • Medium:Oil on canvas
  • Year:1896


As the founder and main representative of Fauvism, Henri Matisse was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Upon his arrival in Nice, France in 1917, Matisse embarked on a series of daring color experiments, marking a significant turning point in his career. This period, often referred to as the “Nice period,” witnessed crucial changes in Matisse’s painting style. The artwork in question stands as a quintessential example of Matisse’s output during this transformative phase.

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