"Postman Cheval" Valence by GUYON
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Near Valence, in the village of Hauterive, there is the only example of construction of the Naive Art, mainly known by the paintings of the Douanier (Customs officer) ROUSSEAU (may be a sort of art reserved to State Agents).
It is difficult to classify this odd work : construction, scupture. But something is sure : it is unique as its author, the Postman Cheval, wanted ("J'entreprends quelquechose qui n'eut jamais d'égal...").
During 33 years, CHEVAL devoted his life to the building of his 'Palace'. more travel advice
be amazed by the work of the FACTEUR CHEVAL (cheval = horse) During several years, he built his palace : a mix of Asian... more travel advice
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