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Chapels of the Côte d'Azur
|CHAPELLE SAINT-PIERRE - CHAPELLE COCTEAU - VILLEFRANCHE SUR MER|
Ancient Romanesque chapel dedicated to Saint Peter, patron-saint of fishermen, entirely restored and decorated by Jean Cocteau.
|CHAPELLE DES PENITENTS BLANCS DECOREE PAR FOLON - ST PAUL DE VENCE|
The chapel has a typical Baroque decor, with a 17th century sculpted gilded wood altarpiece and six large paintings from the 18th century.
|MUSEE TOBIASSE - CHAPELLE SAINT-SAUVEUR - LE CANNET|
This chapel decorated by Tobiasse illustrates life, fusional festivities, spirituality of the soul.
|CHAPELLE DU ROSAIRE - CHAPELLE MATISSE - VENCE|
Matisse decorated this chapel to thank the Dominican nuns who had taken care of him during his long stay in Vence. The "Arbre de vie" stained-glass windows, the ceramic decors using brush and ink, and ...
|CHAPELLE SAINT-JEAN - TOURRETTES SUR LOUP|
The naïve style frescos from Ralph Soupault represent the daily life of the inhabitants-such as the gathering of violets, a local activity linked to the perfume industry in Grasse. Scenes from the Old ...
|CHAPELLE DE LA MISERICORDE - NICE|
Chapelle de la Miséricorde, a baroque masterpiece on Cours Saleya in the Old Town of Nice, this chapel belonged to the high brotherhood of Black Penitents. Its rich decoration is immediately striking, ...