Henri Mastisse

French painter

Major accomplishments

Henri Mastisse bought a large studio in a suburb of Paris and signed a contract with the prestigious art dealers of Galerie Bernheim-Jeune in Paris. He also had a book published about him in 1920, marking his importance in the history of modern art.

Life in Paris

In 1891 Matisse moved to Paris for artistic training and became a student of William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Gustave Moreu. In the mid-1890s Matisse began to show his work in large group exhibitions in Paris. From 1911 - 1917 Matisse instructed young artists in a private and non-commercial school.

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