Matisse the Master

A Life of Henri Matisse: 1909-1954
by Hilary Spurling

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Publication Date: December 14, 2017

ISBN: 9780241984055

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year 2005
Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2005

The second in Hilary Spurling's sweeping, two-volume biography of Henri Matisse, one of the most influential and beloved artists of the twentieth century

This fascinating exploration of Matisse's world uncovers the secret life of the artist, whose paintings shocked his contemporaries while paving the way for modern art. Tracing the artist's story through growing maturity and success, Matisse the Master unveils the intimate relationship between his life and his work. Spanning from 1909 to 1954, this triumphant second volume in Spurling's essential biography captures the glory years of Henri Matisse.