Seeing Renoir’s home in a new light

Seeing Renoir’s home in a new light View Gallery
Cagnes-sur-Mer: the Montmartre of the south of France Pic: GETTY

Les Collettes, the painter’s picturesque residence in the south of France, is now a beautiful and well-preserved tourist attraction, writes Michael Harnett

Two years ago, a little-known treasure in the south of France, the former home of one of the world’s greatest painters, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, was reopened after an extensive programme of restoration costing more than €3 million.

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