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Apples  1916

by Henri Matisse

[i]Apples[/i] is the first of two canvases Matisse painted on the subject, following the traditional practice of making a freely painted preparatory sketch, or esquisse, before executing a more finished painting, or tableau. The artist painted this work directly, and the immediacy of his process is visible in the loose brushstrokes in the lower right portion of the canvas ...
116.5 × 89.5 cm (45 ⅞ × 35 3/16 in.)
Oil on canvas
© 2018 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York