Matisse, Henri. (1869-1954) Visiting Card
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Original printed visiting card from the great French artist, giving his address at 19 Quai Saint-Michel, Paris. One crease at the corner and slightly smudged; overall in very good condition. 4 x 2.5 inches (10 x 6 cm).
Matisse painted many views of Notre-Dame from his studio at 19 Quai Saint-Michel. Ragnar Hoppe reported Matisse saying in 1919 that "this little apartment here is inconvenient, but I've lived here for many years, I've grown attached to it, and I can't be without the view." (Jack Flam: Matisse on Art (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995), p. 74.)