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Henri Matisse Color Lithograph From "The Decisive Moment," 1952

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Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (French, 1869 – 1954)
Untitled (back cover), 1952
Color lithograph on paper
Signed in plate to the lower left
Pulled from The Decisive Moment: Photography by Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1952
Published by Simon & Schuster with Verve
Attribution label to the verso

Recognized as the leader of Fauvism, Henri Matisse rivaled Pablo Picasso in his groundbreaking style and his revolutionary artwork at the turn of the century. He studied at the Académie Julian and was a student of William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Gustave Moreau. His work has been regularly exhibited and collected by countless institutions in the United States, Russia, and various European countries.

  • Item not examined outside of mounting


- stains and slight water damage scattered to print and paper, most along the right side of sheet; toning, foxing, discoloration, accretions, and small scratches to print and paper.


17.25" W x 21.25" H x 1.0" D

- measurements of frame; visible image measures 10.0" W x 14.0" H.

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