Henri Matisse (1869-1954) Quiz

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954) Quiz

How much do you know about Henri Matisse (1869-1954)?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Henri Matisse's first big work was at which 1907 Paris event?
    • A. 

      The Rose Bowl Parade

    • B. 

      The Fourth Of July Fireworks

    • C. 

      The Christmas Parade

    • D. 

      The World's Fair

  • 2. 
    Henri Matisse painted bright, colorful pictures because he spent a lot of time where?
    • A. 

      Warm Islands

    • B. 

      Dark Forests

    • C. 

      Dry Deserts

    • D. 

      Icy Tundras

  • 3. 
    When he was too old and weak to paint, Henri Matisse made art by doing what to paper?
    • A. 

      Crumpling It

    • B. 

      Painting It

    • C. 

      Cutting It

    • D. 

      Burning It

  • 4. 
    Henri Matisse began drawing after being stuck in the bed for what?
    • A. 

      Tuberculosis

    • B. 

      Surgery

    • C. 

      Broken Leg

    • D. 

      Migraine

  • 5. 
    Pablo Picasso, who painted at the same time as Henri Matisse, saw Matisse as his only what?
    • A. 

      Master

    • B. 

      Cousin

    • C. 

      Neighbor

    • D. 

      Rival

  • 6. 
    Henri Matisse's painting "The Green Line" is actually a portrait of which woman?
    • A. 

      His Grandmother

    • B. 

      His Landlady

    • C. 

      His Wife

    • D. 

      His Niece

  • 7. 
    Early in his career, Henri Matisse was called a Fauvist because he liked to use which kind of color?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Dark

    • C. 

      Boring

    • D. 

      Bright

  • 8. 
    Due to their use of color, Henri Matisse and friends were called "The Fauves", meaning what?
    • A. 

      The Smart Ones

    • B. 

      The Boring Ones

    • C. 

      The Wild Ones

    • D. 

      The Plain Ones

  • 9. 
    Henri Matisse saw painting as what type of activity?
    • A. 

      Keeping Busy

    • B. 

      Wasting Time

    • C. 

      Stimulation

    • D. 

      Therapy

  • 10. 
    In 1948, what did Henri Matisse design for the St. Dominique Church?
    • A. 

      Stained Glass Window

    • B. 

      Interior Decoration

    • C. 

      A Wall Hanging

    • D. 

      Program Cover

  • 11. 
    An 1897 still life by Henri Matisse shows a blue pot and which fruit?
    • A. 

      Lemon

    • B. 

      Grape

    • C. 

      Apple

    • D. 

      Orange

  • 12. 
    Many refer to Henri Matisse as the 20th century artist who best knew how to use what?
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Size

    • C. 

      His Eyes

    • D. 

      A Paint Brush

  • 13. 
    Before becoming a painter, Henri Matisse had dreams of being what?
    • A. 

      A Pilot

    • B. 

      A Writer

    • C. 

      A Garbageman

    • D. 

      A Lawyer

  • 14. 
    Confined to bed following a 1941 operation, Henri Matisse turned to what type of art?
    • A. 

      Book Illustrations

    • B. 

      Magazine Layouts

    • C. 

      Matchbook Covers

    • D. 

      Miniatures

  • 15. 
    Henri Matisse painted calm and serene paintings because he himself was what?
    • A. 

      Angry

    • B. 

      Confused

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Itchy

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