Ideal palace

He started collecting stones of interest along his route in his pocket. And in Cheval was put on a French postage stamp. He started collecting stones of interest along his route in his pocket. It took Cheval 34 years to complete. The area of Hauterives once lay beneath the sea. The grounds were planted with cacti and palm trees.

From that day forward his year quest to build the Ideal Palace began.

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For a while he used baskets, but as the stones grew in number and in weight, even baskets became impractical. How to get there Address: The title itself lauded his effort, breaking building time into years 34days 9, and hours 65, Eventually he upgraded to a bag and ultimately a wheel-barrow that he would trudge along his entire route; to the chagrin and confusion of many.

The Ferdinand Cheval’s Ideal Palace

Or perhaps it was a dream he had in One day on his route he tripped over a stone, picked it up and was taken aback by its bizarre shape. The north facade are decorated with all sorts of animals crocodiles, deer, pelicans, dogs, sheep Ferdinand completed his palace at the age of 76, it took him 33 years.

But this kind of mental attention was neither contagious nor dangerous, and as a result they did not find it useful to fetch some doctor of the mind.

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In at the age of 88 Ferdinand would take permanent rest there. Needing bigger stones than ones which would fit in his pocket, he started off taking a basket, as his needs grew he would walk his postman round, then back track over it with a wheelbarrow to collect materials.

The landscape, as a result, is rich in fossils and porous limestone. He even won a court battle over copyright of the postcard images. Every day, he would walk more than a marathon delivering his post and collecting material for his palace, and every night in his back garden, where his vegetables were supposed to grow, he worked on his dream.

Needing bigger stones than ones which would fit in his pocket, he started off taking a basket, as his needs grew he would walk his postman round, then back track over it with a wheelbarrow to collect materials. Cheval acquired a wheelbarrow and the two began a long-term and fruitful partnership.

These bad boys arrived last night and started work at 7am this morning — how rude.

Postman Ferdinand Cheval spent 33 years building Le Palais idéal from pebbles

He then opened it up to the public for all to enjoy. Nothing was beyond the scope of his own imagination. That rock would be the start of a year construction process, but it would not be the end of his heartbreak. The title itself lauded his effort, breaking building time into years 34days 9, and hours 65, His wish was to buried in it but was refused permission and eventually set forth on his final project, building an equally complex and magnificent tomb.

Two days after its completion, inFerdinand Cheval died in Hauterives at the age of From then on, every day on his round he would pick up unusual shaped rocks and stones and take them home.

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Postman Cheval’s Ideal Palace Unique in the world, the Ideal Palace has inspired artists for more than a century. Independent from any artistic trend, built with no architectural rules, the Ideal Palace has been admired by the Surrealists and is considered as an Outsider Art work.

Ideal Palace is a Palace in France, Europe. There is currently no additional information available regarding Ideal Palace.

Ferdinand Cheval

There is currently no additional information available regarding Ideal Palace. by Lou Ann Weeks "Le Palais Ideal," means the Ideal Palace.

Ferdinand Cheval, a postman, built this Palace over a period of 33 years of his life. It is located in Hauterives, in the southeastern part of France and is made out of hardened sandstone. On a day inFerdinand Cheval, a rural postman, made his rounds through the town of Hauterives. The area of Hauterives once lay beneath the sea.

The landscape, as a result, is rich in fossils and porous limestone.

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