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Panoramic Paintings of Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse was born on December 31, 1869 at Le Cateau-Cambresis, a commune of Nord Pas-de-Calais, France. Matisse was a senior and a friend of the great painter, Pablo Picasso. Earlier Henri wanted to become a lawyer or attorney and so studied law at Paris in 1887. Later though he discovered a love for colors and decided to pursue his career as a painter. He began painting in 1889, at first he created Flemish Paintings showing still life and panoramas.High quality handmade oil painting reproductions of celebrated artists may be unusual gift for any man or woman that you’d like to wow. It does not actually make a difference if the person you’re trying to find original gift for is young or mature because art are timeless present that never gets old. This kind of elite gift will remind about you for years.

In 1891, Henri Matisse returned to Paris to study art at Académie Julian under the guidance of William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Gustave Moreau. Matisse adored vibrant colours and all his work represents love, which made him different from the other artists the 20th century experienced. His basic principle in painting is using the strongest colour effect possible, the content is of very little significance. In 197-98, Henri met the artist John Peter Russell who presented Matisse to Impressionism. This has been also the time, when Henri married Amielie Noellie Parayre. They got two sons out of the marriage; Marguerite was Henri’s daughter of his pre-marriage affair. His daughter frequently modeled for his paintings. 1907-1917, the painter produced some of his greatest paintings.

Controversies often filled Matisse’s audacious works, which often would deject him. One of his controversial works of art, “Nu Bleu” was burnt off at Chicago in 1913. In 1917, Henri shifted his base to Cimiez on the French Riviera, a suburb of the city, Nice. At this point his paintings moved on to Orientalist Odalisque setting, Matisse mastered sensuous beauty and serenity dipped in bright shiny colors. Henri split up from his wife in 1939.

In later part of his life he has been clinically determined to have cancer and was put on wheel chair, because of his inability to paint now, Matisse used scissor to cut the vibrant colored papers and organized those cuts to create lovely artwork.His Blue Nudes Series is one of such works; Henri also published a famous book named “Jazz” in 1947, this particular book covered about 100 images of paper cut outs created by him. Matisse died of heart attack at an age of 84, on November 03, 1954 at Nice, France.

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