Le rideau jaune

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Le rideau jaune
Yellow Curtain.jpg
ArtistHenri Matisse
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions146 cm × 97 cm (​57 12 in × ​38 18 in)
LocationMuseum of Modern Art, New York City

Le rideau jaune (The Yellow Curtain) is a painting by Henri Matisse created in 1915. Its size is 57½ × 38⅛" (146 × 97 cm). It is currently in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Matisse's original title for the painting, Composition, draws attention to its abstract quality. Interviewed in 1931, Matisse explained that the painting represents a view from a curtained window in his home at Issy-les-Moulineaux, including the blue glass canopy that covered the front door.

It was donated to them as a gift of Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, Nelson Rockefeller Bequest, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Weintraub, and Mary Sisler Bequest, all by exchange.[1]