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Dita Amory

Henri Matisse and André Derain: A Fauve Summer in Collioure, 1905

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Henri Matisse, “La Japonaise: Woman beside the Water (La Japonaise au bord de l’eau),” 13 7/8 × 11 1/8 inches, summer 1905, oil and graphite on canvas, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase and anonymous gift, 1983 (709.1983); André Derain, “The Lighthouse of Collioure (Le phare de Collioure),” 12 13/16 × 15 15/16 inches, 1905, oil on canvas, Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris: Donation Henry-Thomas, 1984 (AMVP 2531)

Dita Amory is Robert Lehman Curator in Charge of the Robert Lehman Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her numerous exhibitions include Pierre Bonnard: The Late Still Lifes and Interiors (2009); Madame Cezanne (2014-15); Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection (2017-18); Félix Vallotton (2019-20); Vertigo of Color: Matisse, Derain, and the Origins of Fauvism (forthcoming, October 2023). She is a trustee of the Robert Lehman Foundation and serves on several non-profit Boards.

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