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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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Henri Matisse original lithograph Henri Matisse original lithograph for Portraits, 1954

Medium: original lithograph. Printed at the atelier Mourlot for inclusion as the frontispiece of "Portraits", published in Paris in 1954. The sheet measures 12 3/8 x 9 5/8 inches (314 x 245 mm). Sometimes called "Madame Pompadour", this work is part of the permanent collection of MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art) in New York. Not signed.

$1,500.00
Henri Matisse original woodcut Pierre a feu / Les miroirs profonds Henri Matisse original woodcut for Pierre a feu | Les miroirs profonds

Medium: original woodcut. Printed in 1947 in an 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). There is printed text on verso, as issued. Not signed.

$1,000.00
Henri Matisse "Teeny" original linocut (1938 1st edition Henri Matisse "Teeny" original linocut 1938 1st edition

Medium: original linoleum cut. A fine impression on wove paper, executed in 1938 for the very rare XXe Siecle (issue No. 4). A later edition was also issued by XXe Siecle in 1959, but this is the original, first edition Matisse linocut. Sheet size: 12 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches (320 x 248 mm). Signed in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: there is a small bump to the bottom left corner of the sheet. There are six pinholes along the left edge of the sheet -- this is from the publisher's original binding staples, and also serves to demonstrate the provenance of this work.

$1,000.00
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 lithograph Femme au chapeau Verve Henri Matisse lithograph "Femme au chapeau"

Medium: lithograph. Printed by Mourlot and published in Paris by Teriade for Verve (Volume 1, Number 5-6), in 1939. Image size: 12 1/2 x 9 inches (320 x 227 mm). Sheet size: 14 x 10 1/8 inches (355 x 257 mm). Signed in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: overall quite nice, with a handling crease in the yellow area near the top right.

$500.00
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.

Condition: there is minor foxing in the margin.

$500.00
Henri Matisse branche de lilas pochoir, L'Art d'Aujourd'hui, Morance 1924, lilacs Henri Matisse "La branche de lilas" 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: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (215 x 140mm). Not signed.

Condition: there is foxing in the margins, as shown in the second photo.

$500.00
Henri Matisse Oliviers pochoir, L'Art d'Aujourd'hui, Morance 1924 Henri Matisse "Oliviers" 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. Size: 6 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches (image). Signed by Matisse in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: there is foxing in the margins, as shown in the second photo.

$500.00
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 pochoir "Algue blanche sur fond rouge" Henri Matisse pochoir "Algue blanche sur fond 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 6 x 3 3/4 inches (150 x 95 mm). There is a different composition on the back, as issued. The colors are rich and vivid. Not signed.

$350.00
Henri Matisse pochoir "Algue blanche sur fond orange et rouge" Henri Matisse pochoir "Algue blanche sur fond orange 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 5 x 3 3/4 inches (130 x 95 mm). There is a different composition on the back, as issued. The colors are rich and vivid. Not signed.

$350.00
Henri Matisse "De la Couleur" pochoir Henri Matisse "De la Couleur" pochoir

Medium: pochoir. Published in Paris in 1945 by Teriade for Verve (Volume IV, No. 13). This was the title page composed by Matisse for the special "De la Couleur" issue, now rare. Printed on Marais wove paper. Sheet size: 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches (350 x 258 mm). Signed in the plate (not by hand).

$350.00
Henri Matisse lithograph Henri Matisse lithograph for Portraits, 1954

Medium: lithograph (after the drawing). Executed by Matisse especially for the cover of "Portraits", printed at the atelier Mourlot and published in 1954. The image measures 8 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches (220 x 220 mm) and the full sheet size is 12 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches. Not signed.

Condition: this was the actual cover and there is minor wear. There is printed text beneath the image, as issued (see the second photo).

$300.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Fleurs de neige" Henri Matisse lithograph "Fleurs de neige"

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

$300.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Vegetaux" Henri Matisse lithograph "Vegetaux"

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

$300.00
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 "Masques" Henri Matisse lithograph "Masques"

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

Note: the lighting for this photo was not optimal, which is why the paper seems to appear darker near the top.

$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 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).

$250.00
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 3/4 inches (270 x 200 mm). Signed in the plate (not signed by hand).

$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). Signed in the plate (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 (262 x 195 mm). Signed in the plate (not signed by hand). There is another image printed on back, as issued.

$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 3/4 inches (268 x 200 mm). Signed in the plate (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 (262 x 195 mm). Signed in the plate (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 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches (268 x 200 mm). Signed in the plate (not signed by hand).

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph for Verve, 1945 Henri Matisse lithograph for Verve "Icarus"

Medium: lithograph (after the découpage). Matisse executed this composition in 1945 especially for the back cover of Verve (Volume IV, No. 13) -- the rare "De la Couleur" issue. Sheet size: 13 1/2 x 10 1/8 inches (348 x 258 mm). Not signed.

Condition: this was the actual cover -- there is some wear and the edges of the sheet have been trimmed on all sides. There is another lithograph printed on back with some offsetting from this showing through to the front.

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph for Verve, 1945 Henri Matisse lithograph for Verve "Icarus"

Medium: lithograph (after the découpage). Matisse executed this composition in 1945 especially for the front cover of Verve (Volume IV, No. 13) -- the rare "De la Couleur" issue. Size: 13 1/2 x 10 1/8 inches (358 x 258 mm). Not signed.

Condition: this was the actual cover -- there is some wear and the edges of the sheet have been trimmed on all sides. There is another lithograph printed on back with some offsetting from this showing through to the front.

$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.

Condition: there are a few small spots of soiling.

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Femmes et singes" Henri Matisse lithograph "Femmes et singes"

Medium: lithograph (after the découpage and gouache). Printed by Mourlot and published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 20 3/4 inches. There is a center fold, as issued. Not signed.

Condition: there are stitch holes along center crease from the the publisher's original binding, with wear around the holes.

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Lierre en fleur" Henri Matisse lithograph "Lierre en fleur"

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

$200.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Lierre" Henri Matisse lithograph "Lierre"

Medium: lithograph (after the decoupage and gouache). Printed by Mourlot Freres and published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 10 1/4 inches (355 x 260 mm). Not signed.

$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 "Poissons Chinois" Henri Matisse lithograph "Poissons Chinois"

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 plate (not by hand).

Condition: there is a bit of discoloration in the margin, not affecting the image.

$200.00
Henri Matisse (Femme assise) Marees-Gesellschaft Henri Matisse (Femme assise) Marees-Gesellschaft

Medium: collotype engraving (after the drawing). One of the excellent and now rare prints published in 1923 in Munich by Marées-Gesellschaft, R. Piper & Co., and bears the Marées-Gesellschaft blindstamp. Issued in an edition of 500 and printed on wove paper, the sheet measures 14 3/8 x 11 3/8 inches (365 x 290 mm). Signed in the plate (not by hand). Not numbered.

$150.00
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.

$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 260 mm); with another design printed on the back, as issued. Signed in the plate (not by hand).

Condition: there is a small spot to the right of the figure.

$150.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Acanthes" Henri Matisse lithograph "Acanthes"

Medium: lithograph (after the découpage 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 are stitch holes and wear along center fold from the binding stitches.

$150.00
Henri Matisse lithograph "Fruits" Henri Matisse lithograph "Fruits"

Medium: lithograph (after the découpage and gouache). Published in Paris by Teriade for Verve in 1958. Sheet size: 14 x 31 inches (355 x 785 mm); with two center folds, as issued. Not signed. Condition: a few minor handling creases.

$150.00
   
 
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