By Laura McPhee

For greater than 50 years the passionate pursuit of colour led Henri Matisse to go to the most spell binding villages in southern France. tourists and paintings fanatics will relish this combination of paintings, historical past, biography, and commute consultant that covers southern France and explores the teal skies, emerald hills, pink soil, and indigo seas liked via the artist. the adventure starts off in Paris after which strikes to the modern port of St. Tropez, the fishing village of Collioure, stylish and voluptuous great, and the country safe haven of Vence, and results in the luxury hotel of Cimiez. the writer identifies the villas and studios the place Matisse lived and labored in every one place and discusses how his paintings answered to the palette and atmosphere of every neighborhood landscape.

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