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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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