Soak up the beauty of the Cote d’Azur and explore the towns and landscapes that inspired iconic painters, such as Matisse and Renoir.

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 <i>Port of St. Tropez </i>by Paul Signac, Musee L'Annonciade, St. Tropez. Credit: Erich Lessing / Art Resources, NY  Street in the medieval village of St. Paul du Vence  St. Paul de Vence

The French Riviera and Modern Masters

9 days from $5,490

Soak up the beauty of the Cote d’Azur and explore the towns and landscapes that inspired iconic painters, such as Matisse and Renoir.

or Call 855-330-1542

Oct 1 - 9, 2016 Departure
David Gariff

David Gariff

David Gariff is a senior lecturer at the National Gallery of Art and adjunct professor of art history at The Catholic University of America. A specialist in modern art and the art of the Italian Renaissance, he has taught art history at the University of Wisconsin, Cleveland State University, Trinity University, and the University of Maryland, College Park, where he received his Ph.D. David has lectured and written widely on topics related to modern art and film; his book The World’s Most Influential Painters and the Artists They Inspired explores the theme of artistic influence and inspiration in Western painting. He has led many trips through southern France with a focus on the 20th-century art of the Riviera, particularly on the works of Picasso and Matisse. David will lead both departures of The French Riviera and the Modern Masters.