Flashcards in Woman with a Hat Deck (64):
What three cities were important artistic centers other than Paris?
Zurich, Munich and Berlin
To what country did man artists go to during the war?
To the United States
What did Henry Matisse's father do?
He was a grain merchent
When did Matisse first take up painting?
When did Matisse study law and in what city?
From 1887 to 1889 in Paris
When did Matisse abandon his law career?
What was Matisse recovering from when he began painting?
Where and with who did Matisse study painting?
At the Academie Julian in Paris under William-Adolphe Bouguereau
Who did Matisse study with after Bougereau?
Gustave Moreau a professor at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts
What were the style differences between Bougereau and Moreau?
Bouguereau placed an emphasis on precise imitation of the natural world while Moreau placed a greater emphasis on color and imaginative approaches
What two artists influenced Matisse?
Simeon Chardin and Jean-Baotuste-Camille Corort
To what island did Matisse go to from 1896 to 1897?
The Belle Ile
Who did Matisse encounter while on the Belle Ile?
John Peter Russel
Who did Marisse mary in 1898?
Amelle Noelle Parayre
Where did the Matisse family move?
To London then Corsica and finally to Toulese
Who did Matisse become interested in while in London?
Who's treatment of the human figure influenced Matisse?
When was Matisse's first solo exhibition?
In 1904 hosted by the Parisian dealer Ambroise Vollard
What artists were part of the Fauve movement lead by Matisse?
Andre Derain, Raoul Dufy and Georges Braque
What countries did Matisse visit before World War One?
Russia, Morocco and Spain between 1911 and 1913
When did Matisse volunteer for military service?
In August 1914 but he was rejected because he was 45 years old
Where did Matisse work during the Great War?
Paris but he moved to Nice in 1917
Where did Matisse spend the years between the wars?
The Mediterranean coast of France
Where did Matisse travel in the 1930's?
To Tahiti and New York
What did Matisse paint during the 1930's?
A mural for the Barnes Foundation and illustrations for James Joyce's Ulysses
When did Matisse suffer an illness which made it impossible to travel?
What was one of Matisse's last works?
The Chapelle du Rosaire in Venice
During 1948 and 1951 what did Matisse paint?
Stained glass and murals
What was Matisse criticized for?
His daring depictions of space and color
When did Matisse die and why?
In 1954 from a heart attack
Who served as a model for Matisse's Woman with a Hat?
His wife Amelie
Describe Woman with a Hat?
A woman seated in a chair shown in a 3/4 view with her head turned looking at the viewer. In her gloved hand she holds a fan to her chest indicating her interest in fashion
What colors were used in Woman with a Hat?
Green in her forehead, nose and jawline; red in her lips and her hair; purple beneath her china and in her hat. Also blue, pink and yellow
The Woman in Woman with a Hat holding a fan is a reference to works by what artists?
Mary Cassatt and Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Why is Woman with a Hat arguably personal to Matisse's wife?
Because his wife had made hats professionally for ten years and in 1899 had established a shop to help Matisse
When did Matiss'es wife begin to reemerge as a milliner?
What art historian argued that Matisse's treatment of his wife is quire personal?
Who did Matisse develop an enduring friendship with?
Who purchased Woman with a Hat?
The Stein family in the house of Sarah and Michael Stein before eventually being sold and gifted to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
When and where was Woman with a Hat exhibited?
At the Salon d'Automne in 1905
What was the reaction to the 1905 Salon that displayed the paintings of the fauves?
Critic Louis Vaucelles labeled the fauves wild beasts
What is fauvism characterized by?
Use of vivid color to express a sense of emotion as well as short choppy brushstrokes to create form
When did Matisse publish the short text called Notes of a Painter?
When was Woman with a Hat?
John Peter Russell helped Matisse discover the important role of color in the paintings of what two artists?
Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh
Where did Henri Matisse's first original works begin to appear?
While in Toulouse
When were the Fauves first shown together?
At the Salon d'Automne in 1905
When did Matisse begin to gain a following among progressive collectors?
After the 1905 exhibition
What was a key example of Matisse's bold treatment of the human figure after the 1905 exhibition?
The Joy of Life, 1906 Barnes Foundation
During the war, Matisse and many other artists returned to a?
Traditional, classical style
The model of Woman with a Hat is dressed to be seen and admired by...?
The public eye
Where is green used in Matisse's Woman with a Hat?
In her forehead
Where is red used in Woman with a Hat?
In her lips and in her hair
Where is purple used in Woman with a Hat?
Beneath her chin and in her hat
When had Matisse's wife been making hats professionally since?
The age of 23
What Russian collector and textile merchant purchased works by both Matisse and Picasso?
In what newspaper did Louis Vauscelles criticize the Cubists in?
Where was Woman with a Hat gifted?
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Fauvism was a short movement largely centered around?
The 1905 exhibition
How do Fauves create form?
Through choppy brushstrokes
Where did the Fauves learn brushstroke techniques from?
The Impressionists and Post-Impressionists
What was the actual color of Amiele's dress in Woman with a Hat?
What did Matisse publish in 1908?
Notes of a Painter, a statement of his artistic methods and intentions