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The Plum Blossoms

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The Plum Blossoms

The Plum Blossoms
Artist Henri Matisse
Year 1948
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 115.9 cm × 88.9 cm (45.6 in × 35 in)
Location Museum of Modern Art, New York City

The Plum Blossoms is a 1948 painting by Henri Matisse.


  • Museum of Modern Art 1
  • Private Collection 2
  • Late-Period Matisse 3
  • External links 4

Museum of Modern Art

On September 8, 2005, it was purchased for New York's Museum of Modern Art by Henry Kravis and the new president of the museum, Marie-Josée Drouin.

Private Collection

Previously, it had not been seen by the public since 1970.

Late-Period Matisse

The Plum Blossoms is an example of one of the final group of oil paintings in Matisse's career.

External links

  • article on purchaseNew York Times

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