Étiquette : naïve art

  • Facteur Cheval’s ideal palace

    Facteur Cheval’s ideal palace

    Ferdinand Cheval built the palace in the garden of his house in Hauterives, in Drôme, between 1879 and 1912. During his postman rounds, long daily walks of about thirty kilometers, he let himself go in daydreaming, he often thought of this palace, imagining every cave, every sculpture, every detail. It was when he stumbled on…