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The work of Henri Matisse, a French painter (1869 - 1954) reflects his strong belief in the power of brilliant colours and simple forms. Mostly known for his highly acclaimed paintings, he also did works on sculpture, lithography, stained-glass, and collages. Matisse's work has named him a prominent figure in modern art.

This publication dives deep into his archives, working close with Matisse estate. Preparatory studies, full-page reproductions, and enlarged details, from the chromatic brilliance of his Fauve period, right through to his invention of gouache cut-outs at the age of 80.

"There are always flowers for those who want to see them" - Henri Matisse.



  • Author: Volkmar Essers

  • Carbon neutral publisher from Cologne, Germany.

  • Size: Hardcover, 21 x 26 cm, 96 pages.

  • Language: English.