The colours are delicately laid on terracotta. A slow and meticulous life work. According to series and to colours.
The faces acquire expression, the draped become more refined, and the blouses are covered in the colours of Provence. A Farandole of flowers, fruits, vegetables and fish bursts in the sunshine.
Poetry then gushes forth from inspiration. It is fed by thousands of observed and garnered details. A long period of observation which slowly imprints this moment, this glance, this gesture, and the harmony of fabrics into the memory of the Santon craftsman. A continuous search, in the manner of improvising poets whose expert wanderings made it possible to capture, in images and in rhymes, the life of people who thus entered into legend..