The Life and Times: Henri Matisse's The Three O'Clock Sitting (1924)

Rebecca Rabinow, Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Modern Art; Curator in Charge, Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art, MMA

Each lecture in The Life and Times series delves into the unique and fascinating life of one particular masterpiece within the Metropolitan Museum's collection. Journey through time and place to explore the unique personalities who created, contributed to, and cherished these extraordinary works of art. In this lecture, Met Curator Rebecca Rabinow explores Henri Matisse's The Three O'Clock Sitting (1924), which he created on the sunny Riviera while teaching one of his favorite models how to paint.

Recorded May 1, 2014

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