"Course libre" - Le Grau du Roi, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
N 43° 32.350 E 004° 08.510
31T E 592251 N 4821324
Quick Description: [FR] Statue dédiée à la gloire des taureaux de Camargue, à Le Grau du Roi. [ENG] Statue dedicated to the glory of Camargue bulls, at Le Grau du Roi.
Location: France
Date Posted: 9/7/2008 5:47:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM4MGM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member robbdogg120
Views: 13

Long Description:
[FR] L'auteur de cette sculture, Benk, est un artiste sculpteur aux saintes maries de la mer en Camargue. Il a réalisé des sculptures dans plusieurs villes du Gard de l'Hérault et des Bouches du Rhône.

La sculpture présentée ici est intitulée "Course libre". Elle est en béton bronzé et est composée de 3 pièces représentant les 3 phases de la course camarguaise :
"La citation du taureau"
"Le Razet"
"Le coup de barrière"

L'ensemble pèse 7 tonnes.

[ENG] The author of this sculture, Benk, is a sculptor in the Saintes Maries de la Mer, in the Camargue. He made sculptures in several cities in the Gard, Herault, and Bouches du Rhone.

The sculpture presented here is titled "Course libre" (Run free).
It is made of bronzed concrete and is composed of 3 parts representing 3 phases of the camarguaise run.

The sculpture weighs 7 tons
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Course libre

Figure Type: Animal

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Ben K

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 30 juin 2002 - 06/30/2002

Materials used: Bronze

Location: Devant les arènes

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