Window in Tangier by Henri Matisse

For the first time, Matisse visited North Africa in 1906 – by his own admission, in order to “see the desert with his own eyes.” In 1912 he traveled there

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Blue Window by Henri Matisse

The picture is filled with a mysterious moonlit night – a table by the window belonging to a woman, as indicated by the decorations on the table; perfume bottles, flowers…

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The joy of life by Henri Matisse

The painting “Joy of Life” is in the private collection of Barnes, the rules of which prohibited reproduction in color until 1992. Now that this ban has been lifted, the

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Red Harmony (Dessert) by Henri Matisse

One of the most vivid, even dazzling paintings by Matisse is the “Red Room”. It depicts the interior of a room in which a woman lays the table. The compositional

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Still Life with Eggplants by Henri Matisse

The composition “Still Life with Eggplants” is based on the combination of different plans. Matisse abandons the perspective and lays out local color patches on the canvas. In this sense,

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Boat by Henri Matisse

Matisse portrayed the boat under sail and the reflection that can be seen in the water. At first, no one could understand what is depicted here. It came to a

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Algerian woman by Henri Matisse

The “Eastern” footprint in the works of Matisse is unusually bright. Impressed by the trip to the same Algeria, completed in 1906, the artist became interested in linear ornaments of

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Red fishes by Henri Matisse

The painting “Red fishes” is located at the junction of two stylistic trends – impressionism and fauvism. Moreover, if you align the canvas to the first, then it’s rather Gogonian

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Horse, Rider and Clown by Henri Matisse

In 1947, Matisse received an offer to assemble an album of “improvisations in color and rhythm” called “Jazz”, which would be the visual analogue of the compositions of famous jazz

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