Maison Picassiette

The Maison Picassiette is an outstanding example of 20C naive architecture. For 25 years, the cemetery sweeper Raymond Isidore (1900-1964) covered the floors, ceilings, walls, furniture and flower pots of his modest house with thousands of pieces of coloured glass and broken pottery. Nothing escaped his artistic hand and he went on to build a chapel and a throne, both of which he adorned with frescoes. The garden is home to his own very personal vision of the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.

Useful information

Address:

22 rue du Repos, 28000 Chartres

Phone:

+33 2 37 34 10 78

Price:

5.60 € (-18 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-6pm, Sun 2pm-6pm; May-Jun and Sep: 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-6pm, Sun 2pm-6pm; Apr: 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-5pm, Sun 2pm-5pm; Oct: Sat 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-6pm, Sun 2pm-6pm - closed Tue, Nov-Mar, 1 and 8 May, 1 Nov

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