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Grignan Santons Village Miniature (A)

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    1/20. Trompe l'oeil mural entrance to the Grignan Village Miniatures santons exhibit

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    2/20. One of the several long sections of Provencal village santons at the Grignan Village Miniatures

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    3/20. Provencal farmhouse (mas) scene, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    4/20. Blacksmith and wine tasting scene, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    5/20. Provencal farmhouse and aperetif time, Pic de Loup in the background, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    6/20. Provencal farmhouse and aperetif time detail, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    7/20. Washerwomen at the village fountain, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    8/20. Argument over a broken pot, in front of the butcher and pottery shops, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    9/20. Potters at work, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    10/20. Petanque game on a sunny Provencal day, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    11/20. Village paper mill (moulin à papier), Grignan Village Miniatures

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    12/20. Shepherds and an artist at work, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    13/20. Village scene in front of the cabinet maker's shop, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    14/20. Music and dance at the local gypsy camp, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    15/20. Gypsy camp scene by the Camargue, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    16/20. Village activity by a village mas, with a knife sharpener, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    17/20. Provencal hunter and his dog, doing what he does best, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    18/20. This village scene has a sign painter at work above the leather tannery, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    19/20. Authentic detail with the village knife sharpener, Grignan Village Miniatures

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    20/20. Clothes washing at the 18th-century village fountain-lavoir, Grignan Village Miniatures

The extensive and amazingly detailed Provencal santon exhibit in the Village Miniature at Grignan in the Drôme, about 30 km north of Orange.

The non-Provencal looking creche scenes amidst the Provence santons are the international invitees, from Africa in 2016.

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