Apr 21, 2015

Face Slightly Bent to the Left

Face Slightly Bent to the Left

1913

Henri Matisse

(French, 1869–1954)

Lithograph

Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland 1925.981

Catalogue raisonné: Duthuit Vol.II, Matisse 414

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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

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