Emma L., "Rivière"
Emma L., "Rivière"
Emma L., "Rivière"

Emma L., "Rivière"

Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954)

Not Currently on View
Image Licensing

This outline portrait features Emma La Porte, a frequent sitter for Matisse between 1914 and 1916. It is known as “Rivière” because of its similarity to the pose of J.-A.-D. Ingres’s well-known 1805 painting Portrait of Madame Rivière in the Louvre.

Matisse’s etchings, lithographs, and drawings were included in his first exhibition at 291 in 1908. This exhibition introduced the work of the emerging French artist to an American audience.

Object Information

artist
Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954)
creation date
1916-1917
materials
drypoint on chine appliqué
dimensions
7 x 5 1/16 in. (image)
mark descriptions
signed and numbered in ink, below image, L.R.: Henri Matisse 8/15
accession number
32.135
credit line
Gift of the Gamboliers
copyright
© Henri Matisse/Artists Rights Society (ARS)
collection
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
colors

You May Also Like