Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Ploumanac'h
Côtes-d'Armor

Bretagne

Rue Saint-Guirrec
(Parc des Sculptures Christian Gad et Daniel Chhe)

Madame et son chien

Mistress and her Dog

Joseph Visy
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Ploumanac'h /  Madame et son chien   Ploumanac'h /  Madame et son chien

Description

Sculptor of a woman and a dog, assembled from pink granite of La Clarté, gray-blue granite of Ile Grande and black gabbro from Sainte-Anne at Trégastel.

Annotation

The Parc des Sculptures Christian Gad et Daniel Chhe includes 19 granite statues sculpted by various artists, as "L'homme de Granit" and "Nu primitif" by Pierre Székely, "Passage" by Jean-Yves Ménez, and "Madame et son chien" by Joseph Visy, the only statue we photographed separately.

Ploumanac'h - Madame et son chien
Christian Gad and Daniel Chhe were owners of the nearby granite quarry of La Clarté and both died by accidents in the quarry, Christian c. 1992 and his half-brother Daniel in 2007. The sculpture park was originally named after Christian Gad, after Daniel's death in 2007 his name was added.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 48°49'29" W 3°28'48"

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Item Code: frbr022; Photograph: 27 May 2012
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