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What three cities were important artistic centers other than Paris?

Zurich, Munich and Berlin

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To what country did man artists go to during the war?

To the United States

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What did Henry Matisse's father do?

He was a grain merchent

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When did Matisse first take up painting?

IN 1889

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When did Matisse study law and in what city?

From 1887 to 1889 in Paris

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When did Matisse abandon his law career?

In 1891

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What was Matisse recovering from when he began painting?

From appendicitis

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Where and with who did Matisse study painting?

At the Academie Julian in Paris under William-Adolphe Bouguereau

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Who did Matisse study with after Bougereau?

Gustave Moreau a professor at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts

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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

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What two artists influenced Matisse?

Simeon Chardin and Jean-Baotuste-Camille Corort

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To what island did Matisse go to from 1896 to 1897?

The Belle Ile

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Who did Matisse encounter while on the Belle Ile?

John Peter Russel

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Who did Marisse mary in 1898?

Amelle Noelle Parayre

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Where did the Matisse family move?

To London then Corsica and finally to Toulese

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Who did Matisse become interested in while in London?

J.M.W. Turner

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Who's treatment of the human figure influenced Matisse?

Paul Cezanne

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When was Matisse's first solo exhibition?

In 1904 hosted by the Parisian dealer Ambroise Vollard

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What artists were part of the Fauve movement lead by Matisse?

Andre Derain, Raoul Dufy and Georges Braque

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What countries did Matisse visit before World War One?

Russia, Morocco and Spain between 1911 and 1913

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When did Matisse volunteer for military service?

In August 1914 but he was rejected because he was 45 years old

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Where did Matisse work during the Great War?

Paris but he moved to Nice in 1917

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Where did Matisse spend the years between the wars?

The Mediterranean coast of France

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Where did Matisse travel in the 1930's?

To Tahiti and New York

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What did Matisse paint during the 1930's?

A mural for the Barnes Foundation and illustrations for James Joyce's Ulysses

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When did Matisse suffer an illness which made it impossible to travel?

In 1941

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What was one of Matisse's last works?

The Chapelle du Rosaire in Venice

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During 1948 and 1951 what did Matisse paint?

Stained glass and murals

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What was Matisse criticized for?

His daring depictions of space and color

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When did Matisse die and why?

In 1954 from a heart attack

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Who served as a model for Matisse's Woman with a Hat?

His wife Amelie

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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

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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

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The Woman in Woman with a Hat holding a fan is a reference to works by what artists?

Mary Cassatt and Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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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

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When did Matiss'es wife begin to reemerge as a milliner?

By 1905

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What art historian argued that Matisse's treatment of his wife is quire personal?

T.J. Clark

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Who did Matisse develop an enduring friendship with?

Pablo Picasso

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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

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When and where was Woman with a Hat exhibited?

At the Salon d'Automne in 1905

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What was the reaction to the 1905 Salon that displayed the paintings of the fauves?

Critic Louis Vaucelles labeled the fauves wild beasts

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What is fauvism characterized by?

Use of vivid color to express a sense of emotion as well as short choppy brushstrokes to create form

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When did Matisse publish the short text called Notes of a Painter?

In 1908

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When was Woman with a Hat?

1905

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John Peter Russell helped Matisse discover the important role of color in the paintings of what two artists?

Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh

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Where did Henri Matisse's first original works begin to appear?

While in Toulouse

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When were the Fauves first shown together?

At the Salon d'Automne in 1905

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When did Matisse begin to gain a following among progressive collectors?

After the 1905 exhibition

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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

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During the war, Matisse and many other artists returned to a?

Traditional, classical style

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The model of Woman with a Hat is dressed to be seen and admired by...?

The public eye

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Where is green used in Matisse's Woman with a Hat?

In her forehead

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Where is red used in Woman with a Hat?

In her lips and in her hair

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Where is purple used in Woman with a Hat?

Beneath her chin and in her hat

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When had Matisse's wife been making hats professionally since?

The age of 23

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What Russian collector and textile merchant purchased works by both Matisse and Picasso?

Segei Shchukin

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In what newspaper did Louis Vauscelles criticize the Cubists in?

Gil Blas

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Where was Woman with a Hat gifted?

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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Fauvism was a short movement largely centered around?

The 1905 exhibition

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How do Fauves create form?

Through choppy brushstrokes

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Where did the Fauves learn brushstroke techniques from?

The Impressionists and Post-Impressionists

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What was the actual color of Amiele's dress in Woman with a Hat?

Black

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What did Matisse publish in 1908?

Notes of a Painter, a statement of his artistic methods and intentions

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What did Matisse write about in Notes of a Painter?

The importance of color to express an emotional state and he asserted the centrality of the human figure in his work