Dancer in Blue Tutu

Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954): Dancer in Blue Tutu, 1942 (Oil on canvas) – In 1942, Matisse would eliminate extraneous details that characterized his depictions of Odalisqes in the 1920s. Instead, he turned his focus more exclusively towards the essential components of form and color. The present work encapsulates this new direction of his art, with its sharp tonal color contrasts and confident, linear clarity…

Henri Matisse  Dancer in Blue Tutu

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