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Matisse : the life

Author: Hilary Spurling
Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Henri Matisse, one of the greatest innovators of twentieth-century painting, was an intensely private person. It was not until half a century after his death that Hilary Spurling's two-part biography cleared away the fog of inaccurate guesswork and gossip that obscured both the man and, at times, his work."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spurling, Hilary.
Matisse.
London : Hamish Hamilton, 2009
(OCoLC)743027535
Named Person: Henri Matisse; Henri Matisse; Henri Matisse
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Spurling
ISBN: 9780141030784 014103078X
OCLC Number: 305148058
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: by Hilary Spurling.

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Henri Matisse was one of the most important and beloved artists of the twentieth century, rivalled only by his friend - and competitor - Pablo Picasso. This title reveals the origins of Matisse's  Read more...

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