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unknown Matisse a life of Henri Matisse, the early years, 1869-1908 by Hilary Spurling

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Matisse, Henri, -- 1869-1954.,
  • Artists -- France -- Biography.

Book details:

About the Edition

The art, youth, early maturity and life of artist Henri Matisse are examined in this biography. Includes 24 pages of color reproductions.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-464) and index.

StatementHilary Spurling.
GenreBiography.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 480 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20572013M
ISBN 100375711333

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