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La Bourgogne

Gaston Roupnel

Comité de Bourgogne. 1971

58 original drypoints – limited edition of 296 copies

"Gaston Roupnel, an Historian, a Geographer, an Ethnographer and a Poet, was also an expert on Burgundy. In 1971, when I was asked to illustrate ."la Bourgogne", I was still the Curator of the Epinal Museum. So, for two years, every Saturday and Sunday, I visited with great pleasure the region blessed by the gods.
I used to drive aimlessly with my old 2 CV, not thinking about how I would eat or sleep. I have never had any regrets. Actually quite the contrary ..."