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Matisse, Henri

Pronunciation: /məˈtēs/ Pronunciation: /mä-/
(1869–1954), French painter and sculptor; full name Henri Emile Benoît Matisse. His use of nonnaturalistic color led him to be considered a leader among the Fauvists. His later paintings and sculptures display a trend toward formal simplification and abstraction.

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Syllabification: Ma·tisse, Henri

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