The Circus by Henri Matisse poster print
50 x 70 cm poster print featuring the artwork The Circus by French artist Henri Matisse from the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland.
The Circus is a page from the limited edition art book titled ‘Jazz’ commissioned in 1942 by art publisher Tériade. This book contains colourful paper cuts collages and accompanied by the artist’s written thoughts. The original pochoir print is a colourful representation of a circus scene created in cut paper.
Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and draughtsmanship. Matisse is commonly regarded as one of the 20th Century artists responsible for significant developments in painting and sculpture. His artworks can be seen in major collection worldwide.