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The Missing Matisse: A Memoir
|Title: The Missing Matisse: A Memoir|
By: Pierre Henri Matisse
Number of Pages: 288
Vendor: Tyndale Momentum
Publication Date: 2016
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 X 1.00 (inches)|
Weight: 1 pound 6 ounces
Stock No: WW413833
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Born into a famous family, Pierre Matisse grew up immersed in the art world of Paris and the French Riviera, spending time with some of the most famous artists of the twentieth century. The man he knew as his grandfather, legendary artist Henri Matisse, encouraged Pierre from a young age, creating a strong desire in him to become a great artist in his own right.
Being a Matisse was an important part of young Pierres identity. So he was crushed and bewildered when, at the outbreak of WWII, that identity was suddenly snatched from him with no explanation.
So began Pierres lifelong search to solve the mystery of who he really was, a quest that forms the intriguing backdrop to this memoir of a fascinating and adventurous life on three continents. Spanning the insider art world of 1930s Paris, the battles of WWII, the occupation of France by the Nazis, Pierres involvement with the French resistance, his post-war work restoring art and historical monuments, and his eventual decision to create a new life in North America, The Missing Matisse is a story of intrigue, faith, and drama as Pierre journeys to discover the truthâ·before its too late.
Pierre Henri Matisse was born in Paris in 1928. Brought up as the grandson of Henri Matisse, Pierre spent his childhood among some of the most famous artists of the twentieth century, including Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali.
During WWII, Pierre and his father, Jean Matisse, were heavily involved in French underground activities, wanted by the Nazis for their efforts in aiding the British spies and saboteurs. When the war ended, Pierre worked in the restoration of the art and historical monuments in France that were damaged by the war.
Now a citizen of the United States, Pierre is best known as The American Matisse, the Artist of Freedom and Love. He is devoted to childrens causes and has given or created pieces to help organizations such as Project Hope, The American Red Cross, numerous childrens hospitals, missions organizations, and rescue programs around the world.
Pierre and his wife, Jeanne, live in Florida.
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