Henri Matisse

Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse Full Name: Henri Matisse
Nationality: French

Profession: Impressionist Painter
Why Famous: For his use of color, fluid and original draftsmanship.

Born: December 31, 1869
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Le Cateau-Cambresis, France

Died: November 3, 1954 (aged 84)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1898-01-10 Painter Henri Matisse (28) weds Amélie Noellie Parayre

Historical Events in the Life of Henri Matisse

  • 1913-02-17 NY Armory Show introduces Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp to US public
  • 1961-10-17 NY Museum of Modern Art hangs Henri Matisse's "Le Bateau" upside-down It wasn't corrected until December 3rd
  • 1961-12-04 Museum of Modern Art hangs Matisse's Le Bateau upside down for 47 days

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