The Balthus Chapel

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In the heart of Rossinière, the Balthus Chapel offers an immersion into the life of the famous figurative painter, through documentary films, photographs and various works.

In the centre of the village of Rossinière, the Balthus Chapel is a permanent meeting place with the famous artist, who lived in the Grand Chalet for the last 24 years of his life. Through three documentary films, as well as reproductions of photographs, letters and works, it invites the visitor to enter the universe and intimacy of this immense figurative painter of the 20th century. 9 important films by the director Jacqueline Veuve are presented to the public on woodworking. These films are jewels on the know-how of wood craftsmen. 1992 ARNOLD GOLAY, TOY MAKER www.artfilm.ch/de/arnold-golay-fabricant-de-jouets 1991 FRANOIS JUNOD, AUTOMATON MANUFACTURER 1989 MARCELLIN BABEY, WOODTURNER www.artfilm.ch/de/marcellin-babey-tourneur-sur-bois 1988 CLAUDE LEBET, VIOLIN MAKER www.artfilm.ch/de/claude-lebet-luthier 1988 MICHEL MARLETAZ, BOISSELIER www.artfilm.ch/de/michel-marletaz-boisselier 1988 FRANÇOIS PERNET, SAWYER - SCULPTOR https://www.artfilm.ch/de/francois-pernet-scieur-sculpteur 1988 LES FRERES BAPST, CARTERS www.artfilm.ch/de/les-freres-bapst-charretiers 1988 JOSEPH DOUTAZ ET OLIVIER VEUVE, TAVILLONNEURS www.artfilm.ch/de/joseph-doutaz-et-olivier-veuve-tavillonneurs 1987 ARMAND ROUILLER, SLED MAKER www.artfilm.ch/de/armand-rouiller-fabricant-de-luges Balthus lived in the Grand Chalet de Rossinière until his death in 2001. Still occupied by his wife, Countess Setsuko Klossowska de Rola, and their daughter, the building now houses the Balthus Foundation, created with the aim of perpetuating and making known the artist's work. In the garden below the chapel, visitors can also visit the tomb of the painter.

Accessible from the garden of the restaurant "Les jardins de la Tour". Free parking is available 50m from the entrance.

Rossinière Audio Tours

In the heart of Rossinière, the Balthus Chapel offers an immersion into the life of the famous figurative painter, through documentary films, photographs and various works.

In the centre of the village of Rossinière, the Balthus Chapel is a permanent meeting place with the famous artist, who lived in the Grand Chalet for the last 24 years of his life. Through three documentary films, as well as reproductions of photographs, letters and works, it invites the visitor to enter the universe and intimacy of this immense figurative painter of the 20th century. 9 important films by the director Jacqueline Veuve are presented to the public on woodworking. These films are jewels on the know-how of wood craftsmen. 1992 ARNOLD GOLAY, TOY MAKER www.artfilm.ch/de/arnold-golay-fabricant-de-jouets 1991 FRANOIS JUNOD, AUTOMATON MANUFACTURER 1989 MARCELLIN BABEY, WOODTURNER www.artfilm.ch/de/marcellin-babey-tourneur-sur-bois 1988 CLAUDE LEBET, VIOLIN MAKER www.artfilm.ch/de/claude-lebet-luthier 1988 MICHEL MARLETAZ, BOISSELIER www.artfilm.ch/de/michel-marletaz-boisselier 1988 FRANÇOIS PERNET, SAWYER - SCULPTOR https://www.artfilm.ch/de/francois-pernet-scieur-sculpteur 1988 LES FRERES BAPST, CARTERS www.artfilm.ch/de/les-freres-bapst-charretiers 1988 JOSEPH DOUTAZ ET OLIVIER VEUVE, TAVILLONNEURS www.artfilm.ch/de/joseph-doutaz-et-olivier-veuve-tavillonneurs 1987 ARMAND ROUILLER, SLED MAKER www.artfilm.ch/de/armand-rouiller-fabricant-de-luges Balthus lived in the Grand Chalet de Rossinière until his death in 2001. Still occupied by his wife, Countess Setsuko Klossowska de Rola, and their daughter, the building now houses the Balthus Foundation, created with the aim of perpetuating and making known the artist's work. In the garden below the chapel, visitors can also visit the tomb of the painter.

Accessible from the garden of the restaurant "Les jardins de la Tour". Free parking is available 50m from the entrance.

Rossinière Audio Tours

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