Man with a Lantern - Night Watchman - Homme à la lanterne - Roustido
He is late to hear the shepherds call. One of the few remaining in the village in the middle of the night, he uses his lantern to go to Margarido and Mr. Jourdan in order to rouse them. Once at the stable he greets the Holy Family with a doff of his cap.
Enjoy our blog entry on The Man with a Lantern, Roustido, who is considered to be the No. 7 "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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