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Ma·tisse(mə-tēs′, mä-), Henri 1869-1954.
French artist. A leading fauvist, he employed pure color, simple shapes, and an exquisite sense of design to produce paintings, such as The Dance (1932), and collages that have influenced the course of modern art.
(Biography) Henri (ɑ̃ri). 1869–1954, French painter and sculptor; leader of Fauvism
Henri, 1869–1954, French painter.