Matisse Portraits

Matisse Portraits

Book - 2001
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An account of Henri Matisse's activity as a maker of portraits and self-portraits. The author considers the transaction that produces a portrait - a transaction between the artist and the sitter that is social as much as artistic - and investigates the social contexts of Matisse's sitters.
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale Univ. Press : 2001
ISBN: 9780300081008
Branch Call Number: 759.4 M427k
Characteristics: 289p illus


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May 23, 2015

A scholastic look at the portraits of Henri Matisse and some of his contemporaries and inspirations. This book has many plates of paintings, drawings and lithographs. It does contain a fair bit of text to go along with them. Worth it for anyone who is interested.

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