Chicoulet - Chicoulet
Chicoulet is the son of the Blind Man. Chicoulet's father, the Blind Man, and brother, Simoun, go to the stable to celebrate Jesus' birth. His father recovers his sight in the stable with Jesus and thus is able to recognize Chicoulet.
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.
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