Coloring page : Henri Matisse - The horse, the rider and the clown (1947)

Coloring created from the illustration 'Le cheval, L'écuyère et le clown' (1947) by Henri Matisse, part of his illustration book Jazz'. Of all Matisse's books, Jazz is undoubtedly the most important, revolutionizing the artist's work and the history of contemporary art... The war had darkened Paris, and the few lights that filtered through the windows seemed like miraculous jewels. It was this impression that Matisse wanted to convey by making these brightly colored stars explode against a black background' (Hommage à Tériade). Commenting on the illustrations, Matisse notes: 'Drawing with scissors. Cutting raw in color reminds me of the direct carving of sculptors', Artist : Olivier

Coloring created from the illustration 'Le cheval, L'écuyère et le clown' (1947) by Henri Matisse, part of his illustration book Jazz'
Of all Matisse's books, Jazz is undoubtedly the most important, revolutionizing the artist's work and the history of contemporary art... The war had darkened Paris, and the few lights that filtered through the windows seemed like miraculous jewels. It was this impression that Matisse wanted to convey by making these brightly colored stars explode against a black background' (Hommage à Tériade). Commenting on the illustrations, Matisse notes: 'Drawing with scissors. Cutting raw in color reminds me of the direct carving of sculptors'.

Artist : Olivier

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The Horse, The Rider and the Clown (1947)
Henri Matisse (1869, 1954)
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