Les Colombières

The Butterfly Child. Les Colombières, Ferdinand Bac, Menton 1924.

The Garden of the Obelisk. Les Colombières, Ferdinand Bac, Menton 1924.

Two snakey illustrations by Nick Allen and Ivan Theimer of the text under the bas-relief: CAVE NE CADAS, ANGUIS IN HERBA, i.e. “mind you don’t fall, there are snakes in the grass”. Les Colombières, Ferdinand Bac, Menton 1924. Photo Massimo Listri.

Head of Medusa by Nick Allen and Ivan Theimer. Les Colombières, Ferdinand Bac, Menton 1924. Photo Massimo Listri.

Ferdinand Bac often uses plaster reproductions supplied by the workshop of the Louvre for his statues. Here the nymphs from the Fountain of the Innocents in Paris by Jean Goujon, and the Charioteer of Delphi from the Louvre. Les Colombières, Ferdinand Bac, Menton 1924. Photo Massimo Listri.