Nude, Study

Henri Emile Benoit Matisse's "Nude, Study" is a remarkable painting created in the year 1907. This artwork stands out for its revolutionary approach to form and color, which challenged traditional artistic norms. Matisse's bold use of vibrant hues and innovative representation of the female nude marked a pivotal moment in the development of modern art. The painting's expressive and liberated style broke away from convention, making it a seminal piece in the history of art, inspiring generations of artists and influencing the course of 20th-century art movements.

cm
x
54 cm

Please note: by default the aspect ratio of the original artwork is used.

Need a special size? Request a quote or watch our expainer video to choose the correct size.

Add to wishlist Remove from wishlist
Total € 295

Title: “”Matisse’s Revolutionary Nude, Study (1907): A Landmark in Modern Art””

Year Painted: 1907

Henri Emile Benoit Matisse, a trailblazing figure in the world of modern art, created the iconic painting “”Nude, Study”” in 1907. This masterpiece is considered one of the most significant works in the history of art, revered for its revolutionary techniques and bold departure from traditional norms.

“”Nude, Study”” represents a pivotal moment in Matisse’s artistic journey. It was painted during a period of intense experimentation and creative exploration, often referred to as his Fauvist phase. The Fauvist movement was characterized by the use of vibrant, non-representational colors and bold brushwork, emphasizing emotional expression over realistic depictions.

In this painting, Matisse depicts a female nude with a radical departure from conventional representations of the human form. The figure is portrayed in a simplified and abstract manner, with bold contours and dynamic shapes that exude a sense of energy and vitality. The use of striking colors, ranging from warm oranges and yellows to cool blues and greens, adds to the painting’s emotional intensity, evoking a profound emotional response from the viewer.

“”Nude, Study”” was a daring departure from the artistic norms of its time, and it faced both admiration and criticism. Its unapologetic liberation of color and form challenged the prevailing academic standards, which sparked debates among art critics and scholars. However, Matisse’s audacious approach laid the foundation for modern art movements like Cubism and Expressionism, influencing generations of artists in the decades to come.

Beyond its artistic significance, “”Nude, Study”” also carries a profound cultural impact. It represents a celebration of female beauty and sexuality, portrayed with a sense of empowerment that defies societal conventions of modesty prevalent during that era. Matisse’s bold and unapologetic representation of the female form marked a departure from the passive, objectified portrayals of women in art, making it a trailblazing piece for feminist art movements later on.

Today, “”Nude, Study”” holds a place of honor in major art museums around the world, attracting art enthusiasts and scholars alike. Its enduring legacy lies in its power to evoke emotions, challenge artistic norms, and inspire creativity. This seminal work continues to be celebrated for its audacity, innovation, and lasting influence on the trajectory of modern art.

In conclusion, Henri Emile Benoit Matisse’s “”Nude, Study”” is an extraordinary painting created in 1907, marking a revolutionary moment in the history of modern art. Its daring departure from tradition, innovative use of color and form, and empowering representation of the female nude make it a masterpiece that remains relevant and celebrated to this day.

Original size:
50 x 68 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

At our art gallery, we take pride in offering comprehensive global shipping to our esteemed clientele. We understand the significance of your art acquisitions and the need to transport them with utmost care. Hence, we are committed to delivering your chosen paintings to any address worldwide and free of any additional charge.

Our reliable courier service partners are experienced in handling precious art pieces and ensure that your painting reaches you in pristine condition. We offer fully insured, door-to-door delivery, providing you with peace of mind that your artwork is protected during transit.

Moreover, to accommodate your unique framing preferences, we offer the distinctive service of sending your purchased artwork directly to any framer across the globe. This enables you to have your painting framed locally by your trusted framer, reducing the risk of damage during transportation.

Regardless of your location or your framer’s, we strive to make the process as seamless as possible. It is our goal to provide exceptional service that caters to your needs and ensures the safe delivery of your valuable artwork.

We invite you to experience our hassle-free, worldwide shipping service, which is aimed at delivering your prized art pieces safely and efficiently, wherever you may be.


Similar paintings

Customer experiences

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Great experience
Great experience! The painting was delivered super fast and exceeds my expectations. Vivid colors, beautiful details. Simple ordering procedure on…
Tim Knobben, January 17, 2024
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
A super satisfied customer!
I received my painting today and it looks great! The colors are vibrant and the quality is top notch! Highly…
Dylan Korenromp, December 15, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Highly recommended!
My new painting just arrived and I am really extremely happy with it! It sounds cliché but the painting is…
Sven Korthuis, October 31, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Very satisfied and will definitely order here again in the future.
Painting is exactly what I expected it to be. Price/quality is good and would definitely recommend them. Prompt delivery and…
Bram Lucas, November 24, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Very happy with my painting
Very happy with my painting of my pet. Quality is beyond expectations. Customer service answered my questions well and gave…
Kelly van Haren, November 2, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Received my painting today….
Today received my painting of:The Scream (after Munch) 1984 by Andy Warhol. Very happy with my order. And the quality…
Nicol, November 21, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Incredibly happy with my painting of…
Incredibly happy with my painting of Gustav Klimt! It fits our home perfectly and the delivery went top notch as…
Dian Mastenbroek, November 6, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
This already the second time I have had a…
This already the second time I order a painting. Top quality and perfect service. The Mona Lisa hanging in our…
Ali El Habziz, November 4, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
What a surprise
Received today the painting of our dog we ordered. What a surprise! Beautifully painted, brilliant colors and very realistic. Warmly…
Ingrid Wilmink, November 3, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Looks great in our new home
Looks great in our new home! A real work of art and neat delivery
Marije Paus, November 2, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Super nice assortment
Super nice selection and products delivered quickly! Very happy with it!
Luuk Rouwhorst, October 31, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Beautiful!
Turned out very beautiful!
JM, November 2, 2023