peinture d’une borie en Quercy Blanc
‘Landorre, Quercy Blanc’
Oil on canvas
50 x 61cm (19,7 x 24inches).
© The Artist.
borie = small stone sheperd”s hut
Quercy = the old name for the province that lies in & around the lot dept. in sw France
Blanc = white, the area has a lot of very white limestone
A very stoney place. Drystone wall to the right, a ruined drystone barn to the left and a huge mound of stones in the middle, possibly a tumbled down collapsed old sheperd’s hut (‘borie’).
A path through the high grass. Wild scrub oak & acer, furry with lichen.