By Laura McPhee

For greater than 50 years the passionate pursuit of colour led Henri Matisse to go to the most captivating villages in southern France. tourists and artwork fanatics will appreciate this combination of paintings, heritage, biography, and trip consultant that covers southern France and explores the teal skies, emerald hills, crimson soil, and indigo seas liked by way of the artist. the adventure starts in Paris after which strikes to the trendy port of St. Tropez, the fishing village of Collioure, stylish and voluptuous great, and the country safe haven of Vence, and leads to the posh lodge of Cimiez. the writer identifies the villas and studios the place Matisse lived and labored in each one place and discusses how his paintings answered to the palette and atmosphere of every neighborhood landscape.

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