With artwork ranging from Beasts of the Sea to Blue Nude II, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.
This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Henri Matisse collages?" and "What are examples of Henri Matisse collages?"
Beasts of the Sea is a paper collage on canvas by Henri Matisse from 1950. It is currently in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.. During the early-to-mid-1940s Matisse was in poor health. Eventually by 1950 he stopped painting in favor of his paper cutouts. Beasts of the ...moresee more on Beasts of the Sea
The Blue Nudes refer to a series of cut-outs by Henri Matisse. Completed in 1952, they represent seated female nudes, and are among Matisse’s final body of works. Blue Nude IV, the first of the four, took a notebook of studies and two weeks work of cutting and arranging before it satisfied him. The ...moresee more on Blue Nude II
La Négresse by Henri Matisse is a gouache découpée. During the early-to-mid-1940s, Matisse was in poor health. Eventually, by 1950, he stopped painting in favor of his paper cutouts. La Negresse is an example of Matisse's final body of works known as the cutouts. He initially created this work as a ...moresee more on La Négresse