The Dessert: Harmony in Red by Henri Matisse (hand-painted reproduction)
Our artists create HAND-PAINTED REPRODUCTIONS of the "Old World Masters" like Henri Matisse. (Oil painting on a stretched linen canvas)
Henri Matisse is one of the undisputed masters of 20th-century art, was a French artist, known for his use of color and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter. Matisse is commonly regarded, along with Picasso and Marcel Duchamp, as one of the three artists who helped to define the revolutionary developments.
The dessert: harmony in red (The red room), 1908, is considered by some art historians to be Matisse's masterpiece. Matisse turned to a motif common in the painting: a room decorated with vases, fruits and flowers. Yet, as he wrote in 1908, "the basis of my thinking has not changed, but the very thinking has evolved and my means of expression have followed on." The luxuriant raspberry red fabric with its energetic twists of blue pattern seems to sink down from the wall, taking over the surface of the table and uniting it in a single whole