Feb 14, 2006

Nude with Bracelet

Nude with Bracelet

c. 1940

Henri Matisse

(French, 1869–1954)

Linoleum cut

Image: 24.3 x 17.7 cm (9 9/16 x 6 15/16 in.); Sheet: 31.9 x 24.8 cm (12 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Bequest of Janet L. Mack 1981.41

Catalogue raisonné: Duthuit vol.II, Matisse 725



Nude with Bracelet exemplifies the basic advantage of linoleum cutting: the soft material makes it easy to produce a continuous, fluid line. The image was cut from the block, the surface was inked in black, and it was printed on white paper.

See also
PR - Linocut
Type of artwork: 
Linoleum cut

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