On Aging

Odalisque in Red Trousers, Henri Matisse

“We cannot prevent ourselves from getting older,
but we can prevent ourselves from becoming old.”
~ Henri Matisse

« On ne peut s’empêcher de vieillir, mais on peut
s’empêcher de devenir vieux. »
~ Matisse

Mme Matisse: Madras Rouge (The Red Madras Headress), Henri Matisse

Landscape at Collioure, Henri Matisse

Madame de Pompadour reçoit le Mardi 20 Novembre 1951 au Pavillon de Marsan a 22 heures, Henri Matisse

Above: Henri Matisse, Odalisque in Red Trousers, c.1924-1925
Oil on canvas 50.0 x 61.0cm. Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris

Mme Matisse: Madras Rouge (The Red Madras Headress)
Summer 1907Oil on canvas, 99.4 x 80.5 cm

Landscape at Collioure, summer 1905.
Oil on canvas, 38.8 x 46.6 cm

 

Madame de Pompadour reçoit le Mardi 20 Novembre 1951
au Pavillon de Marsan a 22 heures
Lithograph, 79.8 x 59.4 cm

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3 thoughts on “On Aging

  1. Love Matisse!That quote is so true, I have know people in their twenties who were old and people in their fifties who are young. I hope to be one of the latter when I get to that age!

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