Henri Matisse

1869 - 1954

Henri Matisse

Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (French: [ɑ̃ʁi emil bənwɑ matis]; 31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter. Matisse is commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso, as one of the artists who best helped to define the revolutionary developments in the visual arts throughout the opening decades of the twentieth century, responsible for significant developments in painting and sculpture.The intense colorism of the works he painted between 1900 and 1905 brought him notoriety as one of the Fauves (wild beasts). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Matisse has received more than 3,804,484 page views. His biography is available in 135 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 19th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Henri Matisse ranks 19 out of 1,258Before him are Edvard Munch, Johannes Vermeer, Sandro Botticelli, Paul Gauguin, Diego Velázquez, and Paul Cézanne. After him are Titian, Gustav Klimt, Donatello, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, El Greco, and Hieronymus Bosch.

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Among people born in 1869, Henri Matisse ranks 2Before him is Mahatma Gandhi. After him are Grigori Rasputin, André Gide, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Neville Chamberlain, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Karl Haushofer, Fritz Pregl, Gustaf Dalén, and Emma Goldman. Among people deceased in 1954, Henri Matisse ranks 2Before him is Frida Kahlo. After him are Alan Turing, Enrico Fermi, Heinz Guderian, Colette, Robert Capa, Princess Märtha of Sweden, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, André Derain, Getúlio Vargas, and Alcide De Gasperi.

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In France

Among people born in France, Henri Matisse ranks 24 out of 4,109Before him are Charles de Gaulle (1890), Paul Gauguin (1848), John Calvin (1509), Alexandre Dumas (1802), Paul Cézanne (1839), and Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807). After him are Coco Chanel (1883), Napoleon III (1808), Stendhal (1783), Marcel Proust (1871), Antoine Lavoisier (1743), and Louis XV of France (1710).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Henri Matisse ranks 4Before him are Claude Monet (1840), Paul Gauguin (1848), and Paul Cézanne (1839). After him are Édouard Manet (1832), Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841), Eugène Delacroix (1798), Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780), Edgar Degas (1834), Jacques-Louis David (1748), Gustave Courbet (1819), and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864).

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