Dance (I)

Oil on canvas | 259.7 x 390.1cm | Paris, Boulevard des Invalides, early 1909

Henri Matisse

Matisse created Dance (I) as a study for a painting commissioned by the Russian businessman and arts patron Sergei Shchukin. The final work and its pendant painting, Music (both completed in 1910), are housed in the collection of the Hermitage Museum...
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