Monsieur Matisse and Mrs. Stein

Matisse biographer Hilary Spurling describes the deep friendship between Henri Matisse and Sarah Stein and the patronage it inspired. Excerpts from letters written at the end of their lives serve as testament to the strength of their relationship and the gratitude they felt toward  each other.

  • Total running time: 1 min. 53 sec.

  • Featured Artist: Henri Matisse
  • SFMOMA Release Date: May 2011