André Derain (1869-1954) was a close friend of Matisse; they both died in late 1954.
Portrait of André Derain by Henri Matisse, 1905
© Succession H Matisse/DACS 2003
- Oil on canvas
- 40 x 29 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £7,035)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Michael Stein; Tetzen-Lund, Copenhagen; Galerie Pierre, Paris, 1927; Mr Rees Jeffreys 1928.