Henri Matisse (France, 1869 - 1954)
Henri Matisse (France, 1869 - 1954) "Sleeping Model" Lithograph. Name lower right. Image Size: 6.5 x 10.75 in. Overall Size: 16.75 x 21 in. Framed behind glass. He is best known for his still lifes and nudes. Matisse produced a large body of graphic work which included etchings, drypoints, woodcuts, lithographs, monotypes, and aquatints, as well as many book illustrations. In his later years, when he was an invalid, he began his highly acclaimed series of cut-out collages which he called "drawings with scissors." He was honored with the Grand Prize at the Venice Biennale in 1950, and has consistently been exhibited in the world's finest galleries and museums.