Category Archives: Artists

Spring Programme ‘Le Petit Theatre de Balcons’


Here’s the Spring Programme for the marvellous ‘Le Petit Theatre de Balcons’ at Férrier Larçon in the South Touraine. Do support this local venue…it’s a delight! Contact Patrice Arnould 02 47 59 10 97  or petittheatredesbalcons@gmail.com         … Continue reading

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James McNeill Whistler in the Touraine and yet more Museums go viral


Hi,  one  post that gets the most hits on my blog is the link to the World’s Art Museums who have started to digitalise their collections (click here to see previous post).  Well I’ve just re-visited the site and discovered … Continue reading

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Weekend Watercolour Painting workshop, Ferrière Larçon


Weekend Watercolour Workshop based at the Petit Théâtre des Balcons, 6 rue des Perrets 37350 Ferrière Larçon, South Touraine. 11, 12, July 13, 2012. 3 days led by local artist and wonderful musician, Patrice Arnold. € 45 day € 120 … Continue reading

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DUO ALBORADA at Le Petit Théâtre des Balcons


Spanish Guitar Duo at Le Petit Théâtre des Balcons, Ferrière Larçon in the South Touraine. If you’ve not visited this venue then you’re in for a treat! The rest of the Spring Programme is at the end of this blog. La … Continue reading

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Scenes of the Loire c1906 ~ and a little detective work by yours truly


Project Gutenberg is the source of the book “Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine” written by Francis Miltoun and illustrated by Blanche McManus, published  in 1906 – it is  downloadable here. Now, just as I was writing the above, I … Continue reading

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Further early C20th images of women of the Touraine


Here is the final post in my mini series of images of early C20th women of the Touraine. The image is of a woman in a traditional Touraine bonnet by the artist B McManus (?), 1905.      

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Château of Amboise in the Loire Valley ~ C18th and C19th images


Further to my recent blog on C18th & C19th images of Amboise by Bergeron and other artists, below are further images of the Château of Amboise in the Loire Valley of the Touraine. They are by a number of different … Continue reading

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