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Henri Matisse

Henri MatisseAKA Henri Émile-Benoît Matisse

Born: 31-Dec-1869
Birthplace: Le Cateau, Picardy, France
Died: 3-Nov-1954
Location of death: Nice, France
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Museé Franciscain-Eglise et Monastere de Cimiez, Cimiez, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Free, expressive French painter

A French painter who teamed up with André Derain to form the Fauvists, a group of artists who were often ridiculed and discredited by the public for their emphasis on color over the structure and perspective of a painting.

Wife: Amélie Parayre (m. 1898)

    University: Académie Julian, Paris
    University: École des Arts Décoratifs

    Appendectomy (1890)
    Armory Show
    Risk Factors: Appendicitis

Is the subject of books:
Matisse: His Art and His Public, 1951, BY: Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
Matisse, 1979, BY: Lawrence Gowing

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