- NAME: Henri Matisse
- OCCUPATION: Painter, Sculptor
- BIRTH DATE: December 31, 1869
- DEATH DATE: November 03, 1954
- EDUCATION: Académie Julian, Paris, École des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, École des Beaux-Arts, Paris
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Le Cateau, Picardy, France
- PLACE OF DEATH: Nice, France
- Full Name: Henri Emile Benoît Matisse
- AKA: Henri Matisse
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Matisse died on November 3, 1954, at the age of 84, in Nice. He was buried in nearby Cimiez. He is still regarded as one of the most innovative and influential artists of the 20th century.
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