In this astounding book (winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year 2005) Hilary Spurling's fascinating exploration of Matisse's world uncovers the secret life of the artist, whose paintings shocked and infuriated his contemporaries while paving the way for modern art.
This beautifully presented second volume tells the story of Matisse's growing artistic maturity and the relationship between his life and art from 1909 to 1954, his glory years.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 544 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/09/2006
- Category: History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -
- ISBN: 9780140176056