Henri Matisse

Standard Name: Matisse, Henri


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Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Bussy
Simon Bussy , Dorothy's future husband, was born Albert Bussy in 1870, at Dole in the Jura, which he left in 1886. He arrived in Paris in 1896, where he studied at the Académie Carmen
Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
Picasso and his lover Fernande Bellevalleé (later Olivier) were hosting a small dinner to hear Rousseau play the violin. The small dinner swelled in size as word-of-mouth circulation made its existence known. But the caterer...
Friends, Associates Dorothy Bussy
La Souco was visited regularly by all of their Bloomsbury Group friends, among them Lytton and the other Strachey siblings, the Vanessa and Clive Bell , Virginia and Leonard Woolf , John Maynard Keynes and...
Friends, Associates Dorothy Bussy
One of their neighbours in the rue Verdi was their longtime friend Matisse .
Friends, Associates Hope Mirrlees
While living in Paris, Mirrlees and Harrison entertained visitors who included HM 's mother (widowed in 1924), and Virginia and Leonard Woolf .
Robinson, Annabel. The Life and Work of Jane Ellen Harrison. Oxford University Press.
The two women were acquainted with Edith Wharton , Dorothy (Strachey)
Friends, Associates Lady Ottoline Morrell
Her tour of the city with Chadbourne included the studios of Matisse and Picasso (in Montmartre), and Gertrude 's and Leo Stein 's collection of contemporary paintings.
Seymour, Miranda. Ottoline Morrell: Life on the Grand Scale. Farrar Straus Giroux.
Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
With this purchase Gertrude and Leo embarked on a course that made them not only patrons but also close friends of Matisse and the circle of young, emerging artists congregated in Paris: painters Georges Braque
Intertextuality and Influence Gertrude Stein
GS 's studies in psychology, philosophy, and medicine fiction left a deep imprint on her way of thinking and in her work. At Radcliffe College she learned from William James his philosophy of Pragmatism: I...
Intertextuality and Influence Medbh McGuckian
The title is a description by the artist Matisse of what he did to keep sane during wartime. MMG writes here of the dilemmas of violent politics, but she writes in a language suffused with...
Leisure and Society Gertrude Stein
The salon's emergence coincided with Leo Stein 's interest in collecting modern art. In 1904 Leo bought his first Cézanne painting at Vollard's Gallery . Then, in 1905, the Steins went to the Salon d'Automne...
Literary responses Gertrude Stein
From the time when the Atlantic Monthly published the first serial instalments of this book, English readers as well as American were enthusiastic, and enthusiasm grew with its appearance as a volume.
Brinnin, John Malcolm, and John Ashbery. The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and her World. Addison-Wesley.
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. Doubleday.
Occupation Gertrude Stein
They became patrons and they became salonnières. They were presumed to be eccentric millionaires, though they lived meagrely so that they could buy art. Leo dominated the early days of the salon with his efforts...
Occupation Leonora Carrington
One of LC 's first solo exhibitions took place. Held at the Pierre Matisse Gallery in New York (owned by Henri Matisse 's son), it received ample positive coverage in the press. Time magazine observed...
Occupation Roger Fry
Fry travelled to Paris with Clive Bell, Desmond MacCarthy , and Lady Ottoline Morrell to select the paintings. On 6 November 1910, RF launched the Manet and the Post-Impressionists exhibition at the Grafton Gallery, which...
Publishing Nina Hamnett
NH launched her career as a writer by helping a friend who was standing in for the absent art critic on a well-known Sunday paper.
Hamnett, Nina. Is She a Lady? A Problem in Autobiography. Allan Wingate.
The friend was not a journalist but a barrister...


1669: G. J. Guilleragues published, anonymously,...

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G. J. Guilleragues published, anonymously, Lettres portugaises (sometimes called Letters of a Portuguese Nun).

6 November 1910: Roger Fry organised the Manet and Post-Impressionists...

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6 November 1910

Roger Fry organised the Manet and Post-Impressionists exhibition at the Grafton Galleries , which presented the art of Cézanne , Gauguin , Matisse , and Picasso to London for the first time.

December 1913: The Society of Scottish Artists exhibited...

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December 1913

The Society of Scottish Artists exhibited post-Impressionist works by Cézanne , Gauguin , Matisse and Van Gogh , as well as Duncan Grant and John Duncan Fergusson .


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