|PLACES TO VISIT
Provence - the ideal place to be
inspired by famous artists. You can take
day trips to the following galleries
from the villa.
Museum is located on a magnificent
property in Cagnes-sur-mer with a
peaceful garden full of ancient olive
trees. Exhibits include 10 original
paintings and his personal possessions.
This is where Renoir lived during the
last years of his life. Nearby is
Matisse's chapel - well worth a quick
The museum is housed in the Chateau
Grimaldi in Antibes, where Picasso
stayed from mid-September to
mid-November 1946. He donated 23
paintings and 44 drawings to the town of
Antibes. From 1952 onwards, many
donations and purchases, including
donations from Jacqueline Picasso in
1991, have greatly enriched the Picasso
collection in the museum.
Work by Nicolas de Stael, Hans Hartung,
Anna-Eva Bergman and important artists
of the 20th century is also on display.
A remarkable collection of sculpture by
Germaine Richier and work by Miro,
Bernard Pagès and Anne and Patrick
Poirier is on permanent view on the
The Maeght Foundation owns one of the
largest private collections of 20th
century paintings, sculptures, drawings
and lithographs. It is situated in the
beautiful village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence.