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Exposition des sculptures d'Antoine PAUCARD

in Saint-Salvadour
  • Antoine Paucard (1886-1980) is an atypical character. This self-taught "peasant from Correze" led a tumultuous life. A hunter in Africa, he returned to France after an accident that caused him to lose an eye. He then became a digger, a farmer and finally a mason. This man leads a frustrated life, but bathed in poetry and beauty. He began to sculpt the granite of Correze, thus presenting to the world the personalities he considered important and founding of our culture (Napoleon, Sédulix,...
    Antoine Paucard (1886-1980) is an atypical character. This self-taught "peasant from Correze" led a tumultuous life. A hunter in Africa, he returned to France after an accident that caused him to lose an eye. He then became a digger, a farmer and finally a mason. This man leads a frustrated life, but bathed in poetry and beauty. He began to sculpt the granite of Correze, thus presenting to the world the personalities he considered important and founding of our culture (Napoleon, Sédulix, ...), he also presents through his sculptures a vision of life in Saint-Salvadour at the beginning of the 20th century (his father, one of the last millers, a Georgian fighter who was a victim of Nazism...). Come and discover through these soft and naive sculptures, the thoughts of an astonishing man of the 20th century with his doubts and his values.
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