Painting Portraits in Private

  title={Painting Portraits in Private},
  author={Jeanette Hoorn},
  journal={Third Text},
  pages={117 - 137}
  • J. Hoorn
  • Published 3 March 2016
  • Art
  • Third Text
Abstract Henri Matisse and Hilda Rix left Paris in early February 1912 for the Moroccan city of Tangier. They stayed in the Grand Hôtel Villa de France for most of February and March. Matisse visited again in October of that year while Rix returned in 1914 accompanied by her sister. Rix's painting style took a new turn, developing a post-impressionist style in oils that incorporated abstraction, a primary palette and a flattened picture plain. Both artists executed portraits, working with the… 
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Hilda Rix Nicholas

Hilda Rix Nicholas (née Rix, later Wright, 1 September 1884 – 3 August 1961) 1] was an Australian artist. Born in the Victorian city of Ballarat, she studied under a leading Australian Impressionist,