The "Black"-Purple Tulip in "L'Ile Verte", Arboretum Chatenay-Malabry F92

by Olga Helys May. 15, 2021 103 views

This place was inhabited by personalities. *Former "Barbier villa", dating from 1820, it was the Jules Barbier's home (1825-1901), a poet, the Charles Gounod and and Offenbach's librettist. From 1933 to 1936, it was owned by the writer Marcel Arland (1899-1986), writer, academician and co-director of the Nouvelle Revue Française. * To escape the Gestapo, in 1943-1944, Jean Fautrier, first went to take refuge in the old house of Chateaubriand, nearby, transformed into a psychiatric clinic by the doctor Le Savoureux who hid there resisters to Nazism. Then, he rented the green island in 1945, which had been innovated after it had served as a weapons cache for the resistance. *Workshop of the painter Jean Fautrier from 1945 to 1964 - The name "green island" is the name of his painting, in homage to Jean Fautrier. In December 2003, the property was owned by the Hauts-de-Seine General Council.

by © Hei Li, Helys Photos

by © Hei Li, Helys Photos

by © Hei Li, Helys Photos

by © Hei Li, Helys Photos

by © Hei Li, Helys Photos

by © Hei Li, Helys Photos

by © Hei Li, Helys Photos

by © Hei Li, Helys Photos

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