|Matisse - Prints, lithographs, etchings and illustrated books.|
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|Henri Matisse is born in Cateau-Cambresis, in the North of France. |
|After his studying law, Matisse studies drawing at the Quentin Latour School.|
|Matisse permanently abandons his study of law in order to study art at the Julian Academy. |
|Matisse exhibits for the first time at the “Salon of Independents” and at the “Autumn Salon”. He creates his first engravings |
|The canvas "Calm and Voluptuous Luxury" exhibited at the “Salon of Independents” is purchased by Signac. Matisse spend the summer in Collioures with André Derain |
|First Matisse exhibition in the United States at Gallery 291 |
|Matisse is not mobilised in spite of his request. He moves to Collioures, France with his family. |
|Matisse begins a series of lithographs |
|Matisse illustrates “Ulysses” by James Joyce. Lydia Delectorskaya becomes his model |
|Henri Matisse moves into the old Regina hotel, in Cimiez, on the hills of Nice. |
|Matisse exchanges some canvasses with Picasso and illustrates the poems of Charles d'Orléans. |
|Madame Matisse is imprisoned. Madame Duthuit is on the path to deportation for working with the resistance. Matisse illustrates the “Evil Flowers” by Charles Baudelaire. |
|Matisse illustrates the letters of Marianna Alcaforodo and Pierre Reverdy writes poems based on the artist’s lithographs. This latter work is then published under the title of “Faces”. |
|Publication of “Jazz” by the Tériade publishing house. The Paris Museum of Modern Art acquires its first Matisse canvasses. |
|Publication of the Anthology of the Ronsart’s Love Poems. Matisse begins the work of decorating the Dominicans chapel in Vence, France. |
|Inauguration of the chapel in Vence, France. |
|Inauguration of the Matisse Museum in Cateau-Cambrésis, France. |
|Matisse dies on November 3 in Nice. |
1905 - Salon des Indépendants, Paris, France .
1906 - Gallery Druet, Paris, France.
1930 - Gallery Thannhauser, Berlin, Germany.
1951 - Museum of Modern Art, New-York, USA.
1961 - Museum Toulouse Lautrec, Albi, France.
1966 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA.
1968 - Hayward Gallery, London, England.
1969 - Foundation Maeght, Saint Paul de Vence, France.
1970 - Grand Palais, Paris, France.
1975 - Museum of Modern Art, Paris, France.
1971 - "Henri Matisse" by Louis Aragon, Ed. Gallimard.
1934 - "Henri Matisse" by Pierre Courtion, Ed. Rieder.
1972 - "Henri Matisse, écrits et propos sur l'art" by Dominique Fourcade, Ed. Hermann.
1959 - "Henri Matisse" by Jacques Lassaigne, Ed. Skira.
1960 - "Henri Matisse and the fauvism", by Jean Leymarie, Ed. Skira.
1932 - "Matisse and impressionism" by Meyer Shapiro, Ed. Androcles.
1984 - "Matisse" from Pierre Schneider, Ed. Flammarion.
|Matisse - Catalogues Raisonnes|
- "Matisse, catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé" made by Marguerite Duthuit, in 2 volumes, reference all the original prints by the artist. More than 800 prints are here reproduced and described.
- "Matisse, catalogue raisonné des ouvrages illustrés", catalogue made by Claude Duthuit, is the inventory of all the illustrated books by Henri Matisse. Duthuit publisher.