Nu de trois-quarts, une partie de la tête coupée (Nude three quarters, part of head cropped)

The curving lines of this nude drawing are captivating and move the viewer’s eye across the paper. While the work is apparently simple Matisse composed an undoubtedly  complex rhythm to how the lines intersect and move.

Original Medium: Transfer lithograph

Original Size: 19 13/16 x 12 15/16 in.

Date: 1913

Location: Yale University Art Gallery