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Matisse loved cats. He lived at La Reve with Minouche and Coussi, who it is said, had an "M" for Matisse on his forehead.

Famous artist Henri Matisse relaxing outdoors, cuddling his beloved cat. Artists seem to have a tendency to be real "animal people".

Portrait of Henri Matisse by Willy Maywald  Source elogedelart.canalblog.com

“Drawing is putting a line (a)round an idea” ~ Henri Matisse. Photograph "Portrait d'Henri Matisse dans son jardin" by Willy Maywald.

Henri Matisse is one of the masters of twentieth-century art and a household word to millions of people who find joy and meaning in his light-filled, colorful images--yet, despite all the books devote

The Unknown Matisse : A Life of Henri Matisse - The Early Years, by Hilary Spurling Paperback)

Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship

Unsuual picture of Matisse smiling. Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship

Photographs of Henri Matisse

He painted his experience despite knowing the rules/his formal training. This was an incredibly difficult space in which he chose to live. Henri Matisse in

Great Painter Henri Matisse with his mother Anna, 1889

Henri Matisse with his mother Anna, 1889 (Note; quite a powerful dynamic between mother & son - not sure you'd want to mess with mama.

Wassily Kandinsky and his cat, Vaske--I just KNEW he had to love cats too!

Famous Artists Photographed With Their Cats

Wassily Kandinsky with his cat. I think I want to do a series of paintings of my artist friends with their cats/pets.

Escher, Mauritis (1899-1972) - 1935 #Self Portrait in Spherical Mirror // wow, this is a good one. I've never even seen a photo of the real Escher before

Mauritis Escher, - 1935 Portrait in Spherical Mirror // wow, this is a good one. I've never even seen a photo of the real Escher before

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