Henri Matisse

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A beautiful and striking Henri Matisse La Pompadour print, 1951

Matisse La Pompadour print for Galerie Maeght, Paris 1951. Lithographic print for the exhibition Henri MATISSE at the Galerie Maeght. It is a portrait of a Young Woman (Madame de Pompadour).

Drawing was always central to the artist’s oeuvre, and whether working in oil paint, ink or collage, his exploration and representation of form needed very few marks to convey a powerful image. His line drawings, give the impression of beautiful, effortless simplicity. In reality, he laboured exactingly to achieve the “art of balance, of purity and serenity” of which he dreamed.

Matisse was of course one of the undisputed masters of 20th century art. Know for his fluid use of colour, he was a painter, print-maker and sculptor. Influenced by the works of the post-Impressionists Paul Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh and Paul Signac, and also by Japanese art, Matisse made colour a crucial element of his paintings.


Dimensions: 52 x 77 cm

Edition: Unsigned and unnumbered

Condition: Excellent


Print Only – The print will be sent to you in a tube

Framed Print – We will have your print professionally framed in natural woods and waxes. Please contact us after purchase to choose frame colour and style. Please also note, the frames are handmade and there will be a two week wait on your order being dispatched.


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