At the end of 1905, French artist Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) was proclaimed the leader of a new school of painting. Over the ensuing decades, Matisse continued his aesthetic explorations. "My idea," he explained, "is to push further and deeper into true painting." This notecard box contains illustrations of some of the colorful canvases that Matisse painted in the late 1930s and 1940s, such as The Dream
and Still Life with Magnolia
6 each of 4 images, 24 cards and 25 envelopes per box. 4 7/8'' x 6 1/4''.