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The Repose of the Model

The Repose of the Model

1922

Henri Matisse

(French, 1869-1954)

Lithograph

Gift of Ralph King 1926.126

Catalogue raisonné: Duthuit Vol.II, Matisse 416

Description

"I have always tried to hide my own efforts and wished my works to have the lightness and joyousness of a springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost. So I am afraid that the young, seeing in my work only the apparent facility and negligence in the drawing, will use this as an excuse for dispensing with certain efforts which I believe necessary..."

See also
Collection: 
PR - Lithograph
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Lithograph
Credit line: 
Gift of Ralph King

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