Torch of Hope
This collage was made by the great modern French Artist, Pierre Matisse (1869-1954) towards the end of his life. The collage made of yellow, blue and black paper; with graphite, measures 8 by 10 inches. It was donated by the Artist for a UNICEF greeting card. This is one of two works by the Artist at the United Nations, the other work, a tapestry, was a gift of France in 1981.