Definition of Matisse

1. Noun. French painter and sculptor; leading figure of fauvism (1869-1954).

Exact synonyms: Henri Emile Benoit Matisse, Henri Matisse
Generic synonyms: Painter



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Matisse

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Matchmara
Matengo
Mater Turrita
Matera
MathML
Mathew
Mathew B. Brady
Mathias
Mathieson
Mathilda
Mathurin
Mathurins
Matilda
Matildas
Matisse (current term)
Mato
Mato Grosso
Mato Grosso do Sul
Matoaka
Matricaria chamomilla
Matricaria inodorum
Matricaria matricarioides
Matricaria oreades
Matricaria recutita
Matricaria tchihatchewii
Matrigel
Matrigels
Matrixism
Mats

Literary usage of Matisse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Art and I by Charles Lewis Hind (1920)
"Matisse I VISITED a roomful of drawings, sculpture, and paintings. They were odd, uncommon, and interesting, abstract expressions, flaming colour, ..."

2. Modern painting, its tendency and meaning by Willard Huntington Wright (1915)
"Matisse is himself the whole impetus of the movement he represents. With the one exception of Cezanne, he is more remote from his followers than any other ..."

3. The Story of French Painting by Charles Henry Caffin (1911)
"Accordingly Matisse, in his need to secure an absolutely harmonious and rhythmic arabesque ... It was regrettable; Matisse admitted his temporary failure; ..."

4. The Conception of Art by Henry Rankin Poore (1914)
"CHAPTER XH LATER TENDENCIES — POST IMPRESSIONISM — Matisse AND PICASSO "Evolution is not only a movement forward; in many cases we observe a marking time ..."

5. Since Cezanne by Clive Bell (1922)
"Matisse and Picasso are the two immediate heirs to Ce"zanne. ... Matisse, to be sure, swept for one moment out of his course by the overwhelming ..."

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