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Henri Matisse was a French artist who lived from 1869-1954, and was a friend, contemporary and artistic rival of Pablo Picasso. Henri Matisse artwork is best known for expressive use of colors and his unparalleled drawing and drafting skills. During the middle twentieth century he advanced several new printmaking and engraving techniques.

Henri Matisse artwork is recognized on sight by many and is highly collectible work. We offer an extensive collection of Matisse prints, Henri Matisse lithograph originals and also some rare Matisse pochoirs (after the paintings). We even have some original linoleum cut (linocut) pieces created using a technique pioneered by Matisse. Here at AffordableArt101 you'll find the best selection and lowest price on Matisse art prints. Thank you for looking and please enjoy the art!

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Matisse lithograph Fruits et feuillages Cezanne Henri Matisse early lithograph "Fruits et feuillages" 1914

Medium: original lithograph. Catalogue reference: Duthuit 1. This is an interpretation by Matisse of one of Paul Cezannes's compositions, published in Paris in 1914 by Bernheim-Jeune for the rare volume "Cezanne". This impression is one of 400 printed on wove paper (from a total edition of 600). The image size is 8 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches (213 x 207 mm) and the total sheet with full original margins measures 11 x 15 inches (280 x 383 mm). Not signed.

Condition: there are a few spots of foxing in the margins, not affecting the image.

$1,000.00
Henri Matisse original linocut Pierre a feu / Les miroirs profonds Henri Matisse original linocut for Pierre a feu | Les miroirs profonds

Medium: original linocut. Printed in 1947 by Draeger Freres; from the unsigned edition of 950 on Rives wove paper for "Pierre a feu / Les miroirs profonds", published in Paris by Maeght. The total sheet measures 9 1/2 x 8 inches (240 x 205 mm); the image measures 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches (210 x 167 mm). Not signed.

$1,000.00
Henri Matisse "Odalisque sur fond rouge" pochoir 1929 Henri Matisse "Odalisque sur fond rouge" pochoir, 1929

Medium: pochoir (after the painting). A fine impression on wove paper with bold, rich color. Executed in 1929 under the supervision of Matisse for Florent Fels and published in Paris by Editions Chroniques du Jour in an edition of 500. Image size: 6 1/8 x 8 3/4 inches (155 x 225mm). Signed in the plate, not by hand. Rare!

Condition: there is minor discoloration in the margin, not affecting the image (see the second photo).

$1,000.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "La Danse" Henri Matisse "La Danse" lithograph | The Dance

Medium: lithograph. This piece was published in Paris by Teriade for Verve (Vol. 1, No. 4) in 1938, and printed by Mourlot. The Dance is one of the most famous Matisse subjects. Matisse had done earlier compositions of this same theme as paintings before it was executed as a lithograph for Verve; the lithograph can be considered a fresh version as it differs from the earlier paintings. Sheet size: 14 x 20 3/4 inches (355 x 525 mm) with center fold and other Matisse designs on verso, as published. Not signed.

Condition: there is minor creasing at the bottom center. Also, there are stitch holes along the center fold from the publisher's binding stitches, as issued. A Fauvist classic and a richly inked impression with strong, bold color.

$850.00
Henri Matisse original lithograph Colette La Vagabonde Henri Matisse original lithograph for Colette "La Vagabonde"

Medium: original lithograph. This impression on Arches wove paper is from the limited edition of 3000 printed in 1951 by Mourlot. Matisse executed this original lithograph to serve as the frontispiece for the Colette novel "La Vagabonde", published in Paris by Andre Sauret. The full sheet measures 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches (218 x 160 mm). Signed in the stone, not hand-signed.

Condition: there is a minor crease and a small spot of foxing near the left edge. Also, this was the frontispiece and there is a bit of offsetting of text from the opposing page.

$750.00
Henri Matisse linocut "Skater in Motion I" Henri Matisse pair of linocuts "Skater in Motion I & II"

Medium: linoleum cuts. Both linocuts are included in this offer. Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve (Vol. 1, No. 4) in 1938, and printed by Mourlot. The image size for Skater I is 8 x 5 3/4 inches (205 x 147mm); Skater II measures 7 3/4 x 6 inches (197 x 150mm). There is another composition printed on the back side of each, as issued. Signed by Matisse in the block (not by hand).

Condition: there are a few spots in the margins, with minor offsetting from the composition on back.

$750.00
Henri Matisse Femme en robe brune pochoir, L'Art d'Aujourd'hui, Morance 1924 Henri Matisse "Femme en robe brune" pochoir

Medium: pochoir (after the watercolor). Published in Paris in 1924 by Albert Morance for "L'Art d'Aujourd'hui", and now very scarce. The publisher's provenance inscription is printed beneath the image. Image size: 7 x 5 inches (180 x 125mm). Not signed.

$500.00
Henri Matisse lithograph for Verve, 1937 Henri Matisse lithograph for Verve, 1937

Medium: lithograph. Matisse executed this exquisite art deco composition in 1937 especially for the front cover of the debut issue of Verve (volume 1, number 1). Sheet size: 14 x 10 1/4 inches (355 x 265 mm). Not signed.

Condition: as this was the actual cover, there is minor wear and soiling, in addition to the natural crease near the left edge of the sheet. Altogether, in much better condition than usually found with this piece.

$450.00
Henri Matisse lithograph Pierre a feu Les miroirs profonds Henri Matisse lithograph for Pierre a feu | Les miroirs profonds

Medium: lithograph (after the drawing). Beautifully printed in blue ink in 1947 by Draeger Freres; from the unsigned edition of 950 on Rives wove paper for "Pierre a feu / Les miroirs profonds", published in Paris by Maeght. The total sheet measures 9 1/2 x 8 inches (240 x 205 mm). Plate-signed by Henri Matisse, not signed by hand.

$450.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "La Piscine" Henri Matisse lithograph "La Piscine II"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 40 1/2 inches (355 x 1030 mm); with three center folds, as issued. Not signed.

$400.00
Henri Matisse lithograph La tristesse du roi Henri Matisse lithograph "La tristesse du roi"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). The title translates to "The Sadness of the King". From the rare issue of Verve (Volume 7, Number 27-28), published in Paris by Teriade in 1952. Sheet size: 13 7/8 x 21 inches (350 x 528 mm) with a center fold, as issued. Signed in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: there are pinholes remaining along the center fold from the original binding stitches.

$400.00
Henri Matisse lithograph for Verve 1937 Henri Matisse lithograph for Verve, 1937

Medium: lithograph. Matisse executed this exquisite art deco composition in 1937 especially for the front cover of the debut issue of Verve (volume 1, number 1). Sheet size: 14 x 10 1/4 inches (355 x 265 mm). Not signed.

Condition: as this was the actual cover, there is wear and soiling, in addition to the natural crease near the left edge of the sheet.

$350.00
Henri Matisse lithograph | Jacques Dubourg Gallery Henri Matisse lithograph "Etrange farandole"

Medium: lithograph (after the 1938 watercolor). This piece is from a rare suite of lithographs issued in Paris by the Jacques Dubourg Gallery in 1962. The total sheet measures 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches (220 x 157 mm). This lithograph is signed in the stone with the Matisse monogram signature (not signed by hand).


$300.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Masques" Henri Matisse lithograph "Masques"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 38 inches (345 x 960 mm); with three center folds, as issued. Plate-signed by Matisse, not hand-signed.

$300.00
Henri Matisse pochoir Nature morte aux huitres Henri Matisse pochoir "Nature morte aux huitres"

Medium: offset lithograph enhanced with pochoir hand-coloring (after the painting). Published in Milan in 1960 by Silvana Editoriale d'Arte in a limited edition of 200. The image measures 9 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches (238 x 283 mm) with good margins; the full sheet size is 11 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches (295 x 400 mm). Signed by Matisse in the plate (not hand-signed). Very scarce.

$250.00
Henri Matisse pochoir Citron et mimosa Henri Matisse pochoir "Citron et mimosa"

Medium: offset lithograph enhanced with pochoir hand-coloring (after the painting). Published in Milan in 1960 by Silvana Editoriale d'Arte in a limited edition of 200. The image measures 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches (220 x 295 mm) with good margins; the full sheet size is 11 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches (295 x 400 mm). Signed by Matisse in the plate (not hand-signed). Very scarce.

$250.00
Henri Matisse pochoir "Composition fond vert" Henri Matisse pochoir "Composition fond vert"

Medium: pochoir (after the découpage). This small but rare print was hand-colored in 1953 in the Ateliers du Coloris Moderne under the direction of Y. F. Wils, and published in Paris the same year by Galerie Berggruen. Issued in an edition of 1000, this is a recreation in pochoir format of one of the delightful Matisse paper cut-outs -- his "Papiers Découpés". The image measures 7 1/2 x 3 inches (190 x 75 mm). The colors are rich and vivid. Not signed.

$250.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Souvenir d'Oceanie" Henri Matisse lithograph "Souvenir d'Oceanie"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 10 1/4 inches. Signed by Matisse in the stone (not by hand).

Condition: there is creasing along the left edge of the sheet and minor wear along the bottom edge.

$250.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Apollon" Henri Matisse lithograph "Apollon"

Medium: lithograph (after the découpage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 21 inches; with a center fold, as issued. Signed in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: there are stitch holes remaining along center fold from the binding, with some wear in this area.

$250.00
Henri Matisse Teeny linocut XXe Siecle Henri Matisse "Teeny"

Medium: engraving (after the original linocut). This edition was issued in 1970 by XXe Siecle, published in Paris by San Lazzaro. Note: XXe Siecle is the same institution which published the original Matisse linocut in 1938. The total sheet measures 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches (310 x 240 mm). Signed in the plate (not by hand).

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery

Medium: lithograph (after the drawing). This piece is from a rare suite of lithographs issued by the Pierre Matisse Gallery during the 1950's. The total sheet measures 10 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches (270 x 200 mm) and is signed in the plate with the Matisse monogram signature (not signed by hand).

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Nu Bleu" Henri Matisse lithograph "Nu Bleu"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 13 3/4 x 10 inches (350 x 258 mm). Not signed.

Condition: there is minor discoloration to the paper, with dark spots in the blue "flower" near the top.

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph | Jacques Dubourg Gallery Henri Matisse lithograph "Femme nu debut"

Medium: lithograph (after the 1943 drawing). This piece is from a rare suite of lithographs issued in Paris by the Jacques Dubourg Gallery in 1962. The total sheet measures 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches (220 x 157 mm). This lithograph is signed in the stone with the Matisse monogram signature (not signed by hand).

Condition: a bit of foxing.

$200.00
Henri Matisse (dessin) edition of 500 Henri Matisse (dessin) edition of 500

Medium: heliogravure (after the drawing). Printed by Mourlot Frères on Arches paper in a limited edition of 500 and published in Paris in 1941 by the Galerie Louis Carré for a rare exhibition catalogue. The image measures 9 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches (232 x 300 mm). There is printed text on back of the sheet, as issued. Signed by Henri Matisse in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: there is a bit of foxing to the paper. Also, this print was issued as a folded sheet so there remains a center crease (left of center) with pinholes (from the original binding stitches) along the fold.

$200.00
Henri Matisse (dessin) edition of 500 Henri Matisse (dessin) edition of 500

Medium: heliogravure (after the drawing). Printed by Mourlot Frères on Arches paper in a limited edition of 500 and published in Paris in 1941 by the Galerie Louis Carré for a rare exhibition catalogue. Image size: 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches (193 x 163 mm). The total sheet (including margins) measures 10 x 7 1/2 inches (260 x 185 mm). There is a different composition on back of the sheet, as issued. Signed by Henri Matisse in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: there is a bit of foxing to the paper.

$200.00
Henri Matisse pochoir "Composition noir et rouge" Henri Matisse pochoir "Composition noir et rouge"

Medium: pochoir (after the découpage). This small but rare print was hand-colored in 1953 in the Ateliers du Coloris Moderne under the direction of Y. F. Wils, and published in Paris the same year by Galerie Berggruen. Issued in an edition of 1000, this is a recreation in pochoir format of one of the delightful Matisse paper cut-outs -- his "Papiers Découpés". The image measures 3 x 3 3/4 inches (75 x 97 mm). The colors are rich and vivid. Not signed.

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery

Medium: lithograph (after the drawing). This piece is from a rare suite of lithographs issued by the Pierre Matisse Gallery during the 1950's. The total sheet measures 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches (263 x 195 mm) and is signed in the plate with the Matisse monogram signature (not signed by hand). This lithograph has another image printed on back, as published.

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Baigneuse dans les roseaux" Henri Matisse lithograph "Baigneuse dans les roseaux"

Medium: lithograph (after the découpage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 20 3/4; with a center fold, as issued. Not signed.

Condition: there is a center crease, as well as stitch holes along center fold from the binding.

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery

Medium: lithograph (after the drawing). This piece is from a rare suite of lithographs issued by the Pierre Matisse Gallery during the 1950's. The total sheet measures 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches (263 x 195 mm) and is signed in the plate with the Matisse monogram signature (not signed by hand). This lithograph has another image printed on back, as published.

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery

Medium: lithograph (after the drawing). This piece is from a rare suite of lithographs issued by the Pierre Matisse Gallery during the 1950's. The total sheet measures 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, and is signed in the plate with the Matisse monogram signature (not signed by hand).

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery

Medium: lithograph (after the drawing). This piece is from a rare suite of lithographs issued by the Pierre Matisse Gallery during the 1950's. The total sheet measures 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, and is signed in the plate with the Matisse monogram signature (not signed by hand).

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery Henri Matisse lithograph | Pierre Matisse Gallery

Medium: lithograph (after the drawing). This piece is from a rare suite of lithographs issued by the Pierre Matisse Gallery during the 1950's. The total sheet measures 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, and is signed in the plate with the Matisse monogram signature (not signed by hand).

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "La Negresse" Henri Matisse lithograph "La Negresse"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 13 3/4 x 20 3/4; with a center fold, as issued. Not signed.

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph for Verve, 1940 Henri Matisse lithograph for Verve, 1940

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage). Catalogue reference: Duthuit 101. Matisse executed this composition in 1940 especially for the front cover of Verve (number 8). Sheet size: 14 x 10 inches (352 x 256 mm); there are no margins (seen here against a white background). This is a beautiful impression in strong, fresh color printed by Mourlot. Signed in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: in very good condition for having been the actual cover, with just a bit of wear along the edges and the edges slightly trimmed.

$200.00
Henri Matisse original lithograph "Fruits" Henri Matisse original lithograph "Fruits"

Medium: original lithograph. Printed in 1964 by Mourlot, in a limited edition of 2000 on Arches wove paper. Sheet size: 10 x 7 1/2 inches; image size 6 x 4 1/2 inches (150 x 110mm). This original Matisse stone lithograph is from the scarce and lavishly-produced limited edition catalogue, "Prints from the Mourlot Press". Published in 1964 by Mourlot on the occasion of their landmark traveling exhibition, which was sponsored by the French Embassy and The Smithsonian. The word "Catalogue" is printed in the margin beneath the image, as published. Not signed.

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "L'Escargot" Henri Matisse lithograph "L'Escargot"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 10 1/4 inches (355 x 260 mm). Signed in the stone (not by hand).

Condition: there are a few small dark spots in the image.

$175.00
Henri Matisse pochoir Papiers decoupes Henri Matisse pochoir | Papiers decoupes

Medium: pochoir (after the decoupage). This small but rare print was hand-colored in 1953 in the Ateliers du Coloris Moderne under the direction of Y. F. Wils, and published in Paris the same year by Galerie Berggruen. Issued in an edition of 1000. The full sheet measures 4 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches (220 x 115 mm) and was printed without margins. Signed by Matisse in the plate, not hand-signed.

Condition: there is wear and aging to the paper.

$150.00
Henri Matisse lithograph Coquelicots Henri Matisse lithograph "Coquelicots"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 21 inches (355 x 530 mm); with a center fold, as issued. Not signed.

Condition: there is wear and stitch holes along center fold from the binding.

$150.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Nu Bleu" Henri Matisse lithograph "Nu Bleu"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 10 1/4 inches (355 x 262 mm). There is another design printed on the back, as issued. Signed by Matisse in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: there is some wear along the right edge of the sheet.

$150.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Nu Bleu" Henri Matisse lithograph "Nu Bleu"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 10 1/4 inches (355 x 260 mm); with another design printed on the back, as issued. Signed by Matisse in the plate (not by hand).

$150.00
   
 
At Affordable Art 101, you’ll find a vast array of original Matisse linocuts and lithographs and other Matisse prints. Some of the original Matisse prints we offer are created from his early cutouts and drawings, including the highly sought after La Danse, or the Dance, lithographs with pochoir coloring by Matisse. Whether you’re a print collector or simply an art enthusiast looking for artwork by Matisse, thank you for browsing at Affordable Art 101 online.