The Rosary chapel

The Rosary Chapel (known as Matisse), a contemporary masterpiece that combines art and serenity

This work required four years of exclusive and diligent work, and it is the result of my entire active life. I consider it, despite all its imperfections, to be my masterpiece.

[…] Henri Matisse

Built in 1951, the Rosary Chapel (known as the Matisse Chapel) was entirely designed and decorated by Henri Matisse for the Dominican sisters during his stay in Vence. This building can be distinguished by its white and blue tiled roof as well as its thirteen meters high wrought iron cross.