Citation de Jacques Chesnais (détail)

Citation de Jacques Chesnais (détail)

Artist: Raoul Martinez
Date: 25 Feb 2019
Media: Watercolor on BFK Rives
Script: Copperplate
Dimensions (combined length): 2″ x 66.5″ (5.1 cm. x 168.9 cm.)
Source: Citation attributed to Jacques Chesnais
De tout temps les hommes ont cherché à pénétrer le mystère de la vie et à défaut à créer l’illusion de la vie. La marionnette reste bien la plus touchante et la plus parfaite réussite de cette auto-suggestion.
Translation: For ages men have sought to penetrate the mystery of life, or at least create the illusion of life. The puppet remains by far the most touching and most perfect achievement of this self-illusion.

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