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The quintessential “painter of happiness” and a elegant grasp of coloration, Henri Matisse was one of many best artists of the twentieth century. Guerlain is collaborating with Maison Matisse – based by Jean-Matthieu Matisse, one of many painter’s great-grandsons – to have fun the artwork of happiness with an distinctive piece and treasured limited-edition sequence impressed by Matisse’s palette. 

Guerlain has nurtured an in depth relationship with artwork because the very founding of the Maison in 1828. Over time, generations of Guerlain perfumers have discovered inspiration within the avant-garde artists of their occasions to raise their creations. This connection has grown even stronger and extra tangible since 2005 with Guerlain Haute Parfumerie, encompassing two outstanding celebrations of the artwork of perfumery. To start out with, the Maison is pursuing its Distinctive Creations sequence, reprising and deepening help for modern artists and artisans by commissioning treasured numbered limited-edition designs. The second is the L’Artwork & La Matière assortment, a charming perfume laboratory the place Guerlain perfumers discover artistic inspiration within the feelings sparked by artistic endeavors. Due to their expertise and experience, distinctive supplies are revealed in new methods when the perfumers compose fragrances that transcend the olfactory signatures as fragrance turns into artwork.

Inviting Maison Matisse for this primary collaboration, Guerlain is celebrating the artwork of happiness with a tribute to the grasp of colours in two creations impressed by two of the artist’s work that themselves develop into full-fledge artworks.

We’re extraordinarily lucky to have Maison Matisse present its belief in us for these new creations. Our partnership is anchored by shared values of excellence, exacting requirements and magnificence, joined by a mutual love of magnificence, nature and artwork,” says Ann-Caroline Prazan, Guerlain Director of Artwork, Tradition and Heritage.

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Jean-Matthieu Matisse, founding father of Maison Matisse, notes: “My great-grandfather’s works are very multi-sensory, his was a world stuffed with crops and flowers and so they grew to become recurring motifs in his work. There are thus myriad compelling connections between his work and the artistry of Guerlain fragrance. That’s why we had been delighted to embark on this collaboration, particularly since we share values, exacting requirements, a respect for precision and a love of coloration. This celebration of happiness is a lovely initiative and a primary for Maison Matisse.”

The Distinctive Piece – The Bee Bottle Maison Matisse Version

The Maison Matisse version of the Bee Bottle is solely embellished with emblematic motifs impressed by La Musique, a portray completed by Matisse in 1939. Simply fourteen distinctive hand-painted signed and numbered bottles comprise the Couleur Bonheur extrait de parfum, a perfume whose olfactory notes are as sunny because the artist’s palette, a fruity chypre composition vibrant with coloration.  As the long-lasting Bee Bottle fetes its a hundred and seventieth anniversary in 2023, this creation is an ode to portray, music and perfumery.

Jasmin Bonheur – a brand new perfume impressed by Matisse’s colours

Jasmin Bonheur reveals a vibrantly colourful jasmine, tinted with joyful hues – from the radiant orange apricot notes to the colourful purple of iris and smooth rose pink – in a treasured limited-edition murals that evokes Henri Matisse’s good palette. Impressed the painter’s masterpiece Les Mille et Une Nuits, the  treasured Jasmin Bonheur Maison Matisse is reworked by an ornamental plate atop the cap and the colourful adornment of the case. Hearts, jasmine flowers and leaves are interpreted in a vibrant palette of fuchsia pink, lemon yellow, sunny orange, emerald inexperienced, Mediterranean blue and joyful pink.  This olfactory canvas brings the perfume to life in a celebration of jasmine. The restricted version counts simply 1,000 items worldwide. The gathering additionally consists of the Figue Azure scented candle, evoking a stroll within the shade of Mediterranean fig timber, in a restricted version of 500 items worldwide.