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Saturday, November 26, 2011

I Adore Matisse! (Sold)

Grandmother's Sofa (30"x40")Sold

One of my hugest thrills was a weekend in New York City where I went to see an exhibit of my favourite artist Matisse.  I wish I had known him. Wish I had been born in a different time and was able to study under him. What a rush that would have been.
My friend gave me a sofa that was her grandmother's.  I have had it for many years now and kept thinking... "this is like the Sofa in Spanish Still Life by Matisse."  I decided I would set up a similar vignette to his painting.   I lost all track of time.. stayed up all night and well into the next day... Just couldn't stop painting. I happened to have a patterned blanket which I have used in other paintings and just went wild.


  1. I'm a big fan of Matisse, too. Love the painting, particularly the orange pots - Beth will just drool! I remember being so into an engineering problem I stayed up all night working on it. Oh, not quite the same thing is it.

  2. Oh..But it is! So happy you like it...


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