LONDON – Sotheby’s presents a short film inspired by Henri Matisse’s La Leçon de Piano – a highlight of our Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 3 February in London. Watch this charming interpretation of one of the finest works from Matisse’s early Nice period, based on reflections and memories from a fictional Matisse.

As La Leçon de Piano enters the market for the first time in 90 years, Sotheby's invites you to step inside Matisse’s world. Go behind the scenes of our short film in which this intimate painting comes to life before it heads to auction in Sotheby’s London Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale on 3 February.