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Blind Man and His Son - Aveugle et son Fils
In rural Provence the blind man became a symbol of humility and patience. He walks with his son Simon to the Provençal nativity. There, the presence of Christ causes him to regain his sight and he recognizes his other son, Chicoulet, who had been stolen from him by the Thief.
Enjoy our blog entry on The Blind Man and His Son - considered to be the No. 3 "Essential" Santons for a Provençal creche.
Provençal Figurines by C. Galtier and E. Cattin, translated by John Lee (Editions Ouest-France, 13 rue du Breil, Rennes, 1996) provides a list of the top 20 Santons "essential" to the Provençal creche.
Size #3 / Grande (the 3-1/2 inch - 9 cm size)
Made in France
Item No. 3C98
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