In a Provencal Granary

Sir William Russell Flint

P.R.A., P.R.W.S., R.S.W., R.O.I., R.E.
russell flint in a provencal granary print
'In a Provencal Granary'
Date of Publication January, 1939.
Signed,Limited Edition print of 306.
Image size 13.75" x 22"
Saint Maxim la St. Baume, Provence

The first of many paintings featuring peasant girls in the vaults or cellars of large chateaux.
The granary was apparently in Saint Maximin la St. Baume, a small provencal town dwarfed by its vast Basilica which houses the reliquary of St. Mary Magdalene.
Her skull, enshrined in a golden statue deep in a vaulted crypt, is found by some to be a gruesome or at least unnerving feature.


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