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Born December 31, 1869 in a tiny weaver's cottage.
Went to school to study law and worked as a court administrator.
After an attack of appendicitis, started painting in convalescence.
Famous for sculptures, colorful paintings and collages.
Here is a portrait of the artist.
Fauvist works exhibited at the Salon d'Automne caused a scandal.
Artwork entitled: “Women in a Purple Coat”(1937).
The artist's first name is Henri.
The artist is Henri Matisse.