Profession: Impressionist Painter
Why Famous: For his use of color, fluid and original draftsmanship.
1898-01-10 - Painter Henri Matisse (28) weds Amélie Noellie Parayre
Historical Events in the Life of Henri Matisse
1913-02-17 - NY Armory Show introduces Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp to US public
1961-10-17 - NY Museum of Modern Art hangs Henri Matisse's "Le Bateau" upside-down It wasn't corrected until December 3rd
1961-12-04 - Museum of Modern Art hangs Matisse's Le Bateau upside down for 47 days