Le partage des eaux
Fictionalized adaptation against the backdrop of the construction of the Royal Route JUILLET “le Canal du Midi” from Toulouse to Sète. Pierre-Paul Riquet, central character of this representation, evokes in 16 paintings the highlights of his life, from his birth until his death: the choice of his first names by his parents, his ambitious personality, the genesis of his gigantic work. what our Canal is, the key figures who enabled it to achieve it, in particular these men and women who, with pickaxe and shovel, made it a reality. They are also in the spotlight in this piece, making it possible to highlight the consideration that Riquet had for them by establishing rest on Sundays or even remuneration on bad weather days...