AKA Henri Émile-Benoît Matisse
Birthplace: Le Cateau, Picardy, France
Location of death: Nice, France
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Museé Franciscain-Eglise et Monastere de Cimiez, Cimiez, France
Race or Ethnicity: White
Executive summary: Free, expressive French painter
A French painter who teamed up with André Derain to form the Fauvists, a group of artists who were often ridiculed and discredited by the public for their emphasis on color over the structure and perspective of a painting.
Wife: Amélie Parayre (m. 1898)
University: Académie Julian, Paris
University: École des Arts Décoratifs
Risk Factors: Appendicitis
Is the subject of books:
Matisse: His Art and His Public, 1951, BY: Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
Matisse, 1979, BY: Lawrence Gowing
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