Henri Matisse’s Evocative Prints of the Female Form

Henri Matisse Patitcha. Masque 1947 Aquatint on BF

In his statement-making 1908 text Notes of a Painter, Henri Matisse wrote about his struggle in accurately depicting the human figure. “I know that I must give it something more,” he explained. “I will concentrate the meaning of the body by seeking its essential lines. The charm will be less obvious at first glance, but it must eventually emerge from the image… (it) will have a broader meaning, and one more fully human.”

The French artist maintained a…

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Henri Matisse’s Evocative Prints of the Female Form
By Belle Hutton

July 20, 2018 at 04:53AM
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