ALL: James Smith Pierce Collection

 

Artist

Henri Matisse

Nationality

French

Artist Dates

1869-1954

Title of Work

La Danse

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Date of Work

1939

Medium

Lithograph

Edition #

Printed for Verve Magazine, 1939

Signature

Initialed in linocut print on verso

Height

14"

Width

20 3/4"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Displayed: Empire Arts Center

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Best known for his Fauvist style, French expressionist Henri Matisse became one of the most influential artists of the 20th century through his revolutionary use of expressive color and exaggerated form to express emotion in his artworks.

Additional Information

La Danseis a recreation of one of Matisse’s most well known works -Danse- created by Matisse for Verve Magazine. His original work Dansewas originally one of two pieces (Danseand Music) commissioned by renowned art collector Sergei Shchukin to decorate his mansion, the Trubetskoy Palace, in Moscow.

Two linocut prints on reverse.

James Smith Pierce Collection

Tag: JSP Estate Collection

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