Woman with a Drum - Femme tambourinaire
The woman with the drum, like the man with the drum, is a popular figure in the world of Santons. They are no ordinary drummers, being the earliest Provencal musicians, instrumental in the creation of the Farandole, and, to this day, present in Christmas and other important village celebrations.
Enjoy our blog entry on the Man with the Drum, who is considered to be the No. 13 "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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Man with a drum - Tambourinaire The drummer is distinguished and colorful in his band "uniform." Carbonel has him dressed in a grey, wide-brimmed hat,...