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Horse, Rider, and Clown, from Jazz

A work made of color pochoir with gouache on ivory wove paper.

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  • A work made of color pochoir with gouache on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1947

Artist:

Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954)
printed by Edmond Vairel (French, 20th century)
published by Tériade for Éditions Verve (French, 1943–1975)

About this artwork

Although you do not clearly see the figures in The Horse Rider and Clown, you get a glimpse of the rider’s skirt on the horse and the costume of the clown in the bottom left. The yellow tongue-like line in the middle of the image represents the ringmaster’s whip.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Henri Matisse

Title

Horse, Rider, and Clown, from Jazz

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

Copyrighted 1947

Medium

Color pochoir with gouache on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

Sheet, folded: 42.3 × 32.7 cm (16 11/16 × 12 7/8 in.); Sheet, unfolded: 42.3 × 65.2 cm (16 11/16 × 25 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Simeon B. Williams Fund

Reference Number

1948.80.8

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