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Matisse: The Man and His Art 1869-1918

Flam, Jack

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ISBN 10: 0801418402 / ISBN 13: 9780801418402
Published by Cornell University Press, Cornell, 1987
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Second printing. Cloth, 30 cm., 523 pp., with color and black and white plates. Very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 70161

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Title: Matisse: The Man and His Art 1869-1918

Publisher: Cornell University Press, Cornell

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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A heavy volume (2.5KG) that will require additional postage. List price Amazon $224.00.

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Flam, who translated Matisse's writings in Matisse on Art (Phaidon, 1973), presents a thorough and scholarly examination of the artist's life and stylistic development. Each painting is given a complete analysis, revealing Matisse's encounters with the prevailing styles and theories of art to arrive at work distinctly his own. Glimpses of his personal life combined with discussions of his paintings show the inner turmoil with which he struggled to find a style that would satisfy both his instinct and his intellect. Flam provides new documentary material, corrects earlier misconceptions, and redates several paintings. Heavily illustrated, often with fine color reproductions, this volume is an excellent successor to Alfred Barr's Matisse . Highly recommended. Lynell A. Morr, John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art Lib., Sarasota, Fla.
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