Portrait of André Derain by Henri Matisse

André Derain (1869-1954) was a close friend of Matisse; they both died in late 1954.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
40 x 29 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £7,035)
Acquired in:
1954
Vendor:
Rees Jeffreys

This portrait was executed when they spent the summer of 1905 together in Collioure. This is an example of Matisse's early fauve work.

Provenance

Michael Stein; Tetzen-Lund, Copenhagen; Galerie Pierre, Paris, 1927; Mr Rees Jeffreys 1928.

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