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This is a cropped image of Henri Matisse's painting titled the artist and his model. It represents a nude model seated on an armchair in an interior and a painter holding a brush, looking at her and painting her at his easel. The overall color palette is bright and warm, filled with sky blue, bright yellows, and pink lemonade and red. There is a lot of patterns and stripes on the carper the tablecloth and the wall paper which provides a rich and vibrant composition.

Henri Matisse, L'Artiste et le Modèle Nu, 1921 
Oil on canvas
60 x 73 cm. (23 5/8 x 283/4 in.)
©Helly Nahmad Gallery NY

The Matisse museum in Nice, for the first time revealed to the public in its entirety, the collection of sixteen paintings by Henri Matisse brought together by dealers and collectors David and Ezra Nahmad. An exceptional ensemble and a unique testimony to the spirit of a collection that thinks about art and strives to disseminate knowledge of it.  On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henri Matisse, the Nahmads do the honor of showing their support for the Matisse Museum in Nice by lending, for a period of one year, the seventeen paintings by Henri Matisse whom they have brought together over the years. An exceptional set to discover.