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HENRI MATISSE: DRAWINGS AND SCULPTURE. Ed. by Ernst-Gerhard Guse. Saarland Museum, Saarbrucken, 1991. Published by Prestel-Verlag, Munich. 224 pp. with 187 ills. 32 x 24 cm. ISBN 3791311336 In English.
Surveying Matisse's work as a draughtsman and presenting a substantial portion of his sculptural oeuvre, this catalogue features clear reproductions of 97 charcoal, pencil and pen-and-ink drawings (nudes, portraits, still lifes and interiors) along with 41 bronze figure studies and busts, many of the works accompanied by informative commentaries. Provides a detailed biographical chronology interspersed with excerpts from the writings of Matisse and his contemporaries, two reprinted statements by the artist concerning his work in the featured media, and an examination of the relationship of drawing and sculpture to his concerns as a painter. Two additional essays published in the original German edition of the catalogue are not included in this English-text version.
Artist(s):Matisse, Henri
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1900-1945 — Drawing and Watercolor, Sculpture
Plans: 01,05,07,08,09,13,15
Worldwide Number: 023282
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