Art lover and collector, Patrick J Murphy brings his extensive knowledge and passion for art to this fully illustrated book on the riches of the French Riviera.
The region boasts over fifty world-class art museums as well as an array of other venues for viewing art – ancient and modern churches, commercial art galleries, hotels and restaurants as well as extensive public art. The region also hosts some of the grandest belle époque architecture in the world.
The French Riviera is arguably the richest art treasure house in the world. It has attracted artists of the highest calibre – Picasso, Matisse, Cocteau, Bonnard, Legér, Maillol, Gray, Chagall – their legacy is available to us today and captured beautifully in this illustrated guide.
This guide will make any art lover’s visit to the French Riviera richer and more informed. Patrick will guide you in selecting what and where to see from the riches of galleries, museums, churches, public art and hotels.