Goldfish1912 by Henri Matisse

Goldfish were introduced to Europe from East Asia in the 17th century. From around 1912, goldfish became a recurring subject in the work of Henri Matisse. They appear in no less than 9 of his paintings, as well as in his drawings and prints. The Goldfish, 1912 belongs to a series that Matisse produced between spring and early summer 1912. However, unlike the others, the focus here centers on the fish

The Goldfish immediately attract our attention due to their color. The bright orange strongl
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Tags: goldfish
Media: oil on canvas
Dimensions (h/w/d): 57 38 (146 97)
Location: Pushkin Museum , Moscow, Russia