Impressionist Painter Henri MatisseImpressionist Painter Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse

Full Name: Henri Matisse
Nationality: French

Profession: Impressionist Painter
Why Famous: For his use of color, fluid and original draftsmanship.

Born: 31st December, 1869
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Le Cateau-Cambresis, France

Died: 3rd November, 1954 (aged 84)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

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

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