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Lagoon, 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

Matisse recalls his time in Tahiti with the lagoon plates. He describes them as “simply the shimmering colors of the tropics, with animal or undulating forms, evocations of calm waters.”

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Artist

Henri Matisse

Title

Lagoon, from Jazz

Origin

France

Date

Copyrighted 1947

Medium

Color pochoir with gouache on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

423 × 328 mm (sheet, folded); 423 × 654 mm (sheet, unfolded)

Credit Line

Simeon B. Williams Fund

Reference Number

1948.80.20

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