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African adventures: what Delacroix, Renoir, Sargent, Matisse and Klee looked for on the other side of the Mediterranean
If we try to make an ideal life-long tourist route for an artist, based on biographies of the XIX-XX centuries, there will be several mandatory destinations. In order to study painting it is necessary to go to Paris, if you want to gain experience – go to Italy, and when the time comes for some drastic changes – it's urgent to go to Africa. Why were European artists (and writers, by the way) so…