Matisse the master : a life of Henri Matisse : the conquest of colour, 1909-1954 / Hilary Spurling.
Publication year: 2005
Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton,
ISBN: 9780241133392 (hbk.) :
The widespread general impression of Matisse as on one hand a somewhat frivolous painter and on the other a rather dull and uninteresting person is long overdue for revision. This revealing biography closely examines the relationship between his life and his art.
xxi, 512 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
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