Back (IV)

The evolution of Back can be traced by comparing the three-dimensional, computer-generated models produced of each state; these, presented here in different colors, allow us to see how Matisse varied the surface and changed the overall form during his 23 years of work on the sculpture.
Matisse: Radical Invention 1913-1917
Bathers by a River
Back: 1908-09, 1911(?)-13, 1913-16, c. 1931
A Great French Painter, Henri Matisse: A film from 1946
Art Institute of Chicago
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