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Lost Domaine or Le Grand Meaulnes

Lost Domaine Lost Domaine or Lost Estate, oil on canvas, 72 inches by 36 inches My painting of Lost Domaine is for Alain-Fournier and his novel Le Grand Meaulnes. Le Grand Meaulnes is the only novel by French author Alain-Fournier. Fifteen-year-old François Seurel narrates the story of his relationship with seventeen-year-old Augustin Meaulnes as Meaulnes searches for his lost love. Impulsive, reckless and heroic, Meaulnes embodies the romantic ideal, and the mysterious world between childhood and adulthood. François, the narrator of the book, is the son of the director of the school in a small village in the Sologne, After arriving in class, Augustin Meaulnes soon disappears. He returns from an […]