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Herny Matisee Park, Lille, France

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danpop's pictureby danpop Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
Another nice green area is represented by the Herny Matisee Park, close to EuraLille. Henry Matisse was a grat French painter, one of the first initiators of Modern Art. Henry Matisse inherits some of the impressionism and neoimpressionism currents, being one of the most talented painters in the 20th century.

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Lille History

The city of Lille is also called as Isla as it is located on the Deûle River. The city was then the transshipment place on the Deûle. In 1667, the whole region was annexed to France by Louis XIV though the inhabitants were not in favor. During the time of the Spanish series war, Lille was brought back to Netherlands, but was returned to France during the Utrecht Treaty. During the French [...]

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