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Promenade among the Olive Trees

 
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Painting
Henri Matisse, 1869-1954, French
44.5 x 55.2 cm
1905-6
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Created in Collioure, an artist’s mecca on the Mediterranean coast, this is one of Matisse's earliest paintings in the vivid, unnatural colors favored by the group of artists dubbed "fauves" (wild beasts) by a disapproving critic.