Commemoration of French tapestry artist Jean Lurcat following his death in January 1966
Location: Aubusson, France
Story about the French tapestry artist Jean Lurcat, who died in Saint Paul de Vence in January 1966.
MS. of Jean Lurcat walking past old building followed by his two dogs. VS. of the hilltop chateau at Aubusson which Lurcat has made into a centre for the creation of tapestries.
VS. of Lurcat at work in his atelier, shots of him designing and painting the eventual design onto canvas and of his assistants helping him with the painting and weaving the design into a tapestry.
CU. log fire burning in grate zoom pan to Lurcat walking towards camera and taking a seat as he speaks into camera - no sound. VS. of some of the tapestries created by Lurcat, including zooms into CUs. of details of the tapestries.
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