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Bohemian N°0

Bohemian N°0

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Gypsy woman

Woman belonging to a nomadic tribe who live in caravans. A disturbing, but also attractive character, the gypsy appeared in the crib in Marseilles in 1820. Provence has always received the gypsies, the tzigans, the gitans — all known as ‘boumian’. Admired, and at the same time, feared, ‘chicken thieves’, but also fortune-tellers, everyone knows them. The gypsy can be recognised by her swarthy complexion, the tambourine she holds in her hand and by her brightly coloured clothes. On her back she carries a baby