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Dialogues des Carmélites

Georges Bernanos

Les Bibliophiles de l'Automobile-Club de France. 1976

23 original drypoints – limited edition of 150 copies

"To illustrate Bernanos' true and deeply moving story of 16 Carmelite Nuns decapitated during the French Revolution, I had to impregnate myself with the beautiful Carmelite spirituality.
I paid numerous visits to convents. I admired the knowledge, serenity and high-mindedness of the nuns. Thanks to them, my illustrations got the powerful dramatic effect that Bernanos' story required..."