A small collection of some of Matisse's works and items from his own personal collection and that of his descendants are housed in an impressive 17th century Genoese mansion.
Matisse lived in Nice and the surrounding area from 1918 until he died in 1954. Works from all stages of his life are featured from his first paintings to drawings, prints and sculptures. The collection includes documents about Matisse from his family, providing an insight to the great artist.
There are 68 paintings, 236 drawings, 14 illustrated books, 95 photographs and 187 objects that belonged to the artist, including ceramics, glassware and documents. The perfect place to understand the role of Matisse in contemporary art as well as his creative process.
- 164 avenue des Arènes de Cimiez