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Matisse The King of ColorNursing nun and by happy coincidence she meets Matisse once again Her religious order is so poor that they don't have a chapel of their own but Matisse decides that with Moniue's help he can remedy that situation He develops a sketch drawn by Moniue into a brilliant set of stained glass chapel windows and then uses h. This is a heartwarming tale of Henri Matisse's later years and his relationship with a visiting nurse who later becomes a nun The narrative is fascinating and the vibrant illustrations are wonderful Henri's determination to continue creating art is humorous and inspiring We loved seeing Henri draw on the ceiling while confined to bed The author's note at the end offers a welcome expanded version of the events that are described in the book We really enjoyed reading this book together and I will certainly look for books by Laurence Anholt at our local library

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When Moniue a young visiting nurse steps into the home of an elderly patient she finds herself in rooms filled with the most vivid color she has ever seen Her patient is the artist Henri Matisse and as Matisse recovers from his illness he and Moniue become good friends Later Moniue enters a convent where she becomes a. I love this story of Matisse and Moniue a young visiting nurse who cares for him during an illness and remains his friend even after becoming a nun The book tells how the Chapelle du Rosaire was built Laurence Anholt's books do a great job at providing a somewhat simplified look at artists' lives and inspirations The beginning of the note on the back cover makes me want to emulate Matisse except for the illness partHenri Matisse 1869 1954 discovered painting in his twenties while recovering from an illness Within two years he had given up his job as a lawyer and devoted his life to color pattern and a relentless uest for simplicityMatisse and his followers became known as Les Fauves The Wild Beasts; although people who met the artist were surprised to discover a polite and highly disciplined gentleman who adored birds and cats Matisse settled in Nice but he loved to travel visiting Tahiti and Morocco where the strong colors made a profound impression on him

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Matisse The King of Color characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ¶ When Moniue a young visiting nurse steps into the home of an elderly patient she finds herself in rooms filled with the most vivid color she has ever seen Her patient is the artist Henri Matisse and as Matisse recovers from his illness he and MoniueIs influence to raise enough money for the chapel's construction This true account of Matisse and the chapel at Vence in southern France is the main focus of Laurence Anholt's newest delightful children's story Anholt's illustrations faithfully reproduce many of Matisse's wonderful artworks in this beautiful storybook. OK the original books in this series were AMAZING Now it is getting a bit old but the conceptmanthe concept is wonderful Finding a way to bring famous art to kids is always going to get a great review in my eyes