christine laverne et Georges bronner

The cat

Leaflet book.

Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) is one of the greatest French poets, a forerunner of symbolism and poetic modernity. His famous collection of poems, Les Fleurs du mal, was published in 1857 by Auguste Poulet-Malassis inCharles Baudelaire (1821-1867) is one of the greatest French poets, a forerunner of symbolism and poetic modernity. His famous collection of poems, Les Fleurs du mal, was published in 1857 by Auguste Poulet-Malassis in Alençon, Normandy. The Cat comes from this collection. It is here accompanied by watercolors by Christine Laverne.

Box set Carrés Pliés # 1

Les Carrés pliés (Folded squares) highlight texts of great names of French poetry illustrated by artists linked to the Cahiers du Temps. The box set Carrés pliés n°1 has three titles,

Eternity

Leaflet book illustrated with watercolors highlighting the bay of Ajaccio at dawn, celebrated by a poem by d’Arthur Rimbaud, L’éternité.

Scent of my country

Leaflet book illustrated with watercolors highlighting Normandy, celebrated by a poem by Lucie Delarue-Mardrus, L’odeur de mon pays.

Elevation

Leaflet book illustrated with watercolors of mountains of Alps, Corsica and Pyrénées, with a poem by Charles Baudelaire Elevation.

Man and the sea

Leaflet book illustrated with watercolors of beaches of La Côte Fleurie, Brittany and Pacific Ocean, with poems by Charles Baudelaire L’Homme et la mer and Le Port (excerpts).

Villégiature

“This book was never written, it was collected…”, Marcel Proust tells us. It was in Normandy that he made his most beautiful harvests which would become, transfigured, the elements of his novel where the villas ans hostels hold a privileged position. There he gives us a charade of a holiday on the Cote Fleurie at the … Lire la suite…

Au fil de la Dives

Georges Bronner and Christine Laverne are geologists, and they are also accomplished water color artists.  With the practical advice of the local fishing and river expert Yvon Carbonne, their latest book rediscovers the “Dives.”  The trip begins in the department of Ornes and ends in Dives-sur-Mer, between Cabourg and Houlgate, where this coastal river empties … Lire la suite…

Venise & Proust

Marcel Proust paid numerous visits to the Côte Fleurie and used it to create the settings of some of his most beautiful pages. Who better, indeed, to « illustrate» this publication than this painter, director and realist poet ? Extract Page 26 et 26 FEATURES Authors : Martine SALVATGE, Christine LAVERNE et Georges BRONNER, text extracted … Lire la suite…

Proust et la Côte Fleurie

Marcel Proust paid numerous visits to the Côte Fleurie and used it to create the settings of some of his most beautiful pages. Who better, indeed, to « illustrate» this publication than this painter, director and realist poet ? Extrct : Page 10 et 11 FEATURES Authors : Martine SALVATGE, Christine LAVERNE and Georges BRONNER, … Lire la suite…