Black Leaf on Green Background

Black Leaf on Green Background

Black Leaf on Green Background
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Artist Henri Matisse
Year 1952
Type Gouache paint on paper
Location Menil Collection, Houston

Black Leaf on Green Background (1952) is a collage by Henri Matisse. It was made by Matisse with Gouache and cut paper on paper. It is currently in the Menil Collection, Houston, Texas. During the early-to-mid-1940s Matisse was in poor health. Eventually by 1950 he stopped painting in favor of his paper cutouts. Black Leaf on Green Background is an example of Matisse's final body of works known as the cutouts.[1]

External links

  • Menil Collection, retrieved December 30, 2007

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