Unusual: from the Kergrist sheepfold to the Rennes eco-museum, the path of the sculpture

Unusual: from the Kergrist sheepfold to the Rennes eco-museum, the path of the sculpture

Actions taken in transit, Friday, October 21st. Go to Rennes! ©Pontivy Journal

During the meeting of the Breed Federation of Brittany in the breeding Lande de Botcol v Kergristclose to Pontives (Morbihan), I’Ecomuseum Rennes 13 years ago they saw a pious statue.

A thousand measures for Saint Cornély

It is then installed in sheepfold guard cattle Ouessant sheep Bruno Bourdeau, manager of SCEA Ermitage des Sacrés-Cœurs, which is particularly known for its ecological grazing with local authorities, especially the Pontivy Communauté…

Previously, this statue sat for a long time in the stable of the breeder’s father, who was himself a breeder and cattle dealer in the cradle of the Nantes cow.

Surrounded by a thousand measures, Saint Cornelius it was therefore carefully packed last week before heading to Rennes. The statue embodiesexposure temporarily open to the public from November 26, 2022 to September 3, 2023 with the name “Breton breeds, living history”.

Carpenter’s cross

Bruno Bourdeau had previously contacted Ateliers d’Armorique de Croixanvec, a company carpentry his son Pierre, to remake a pontifical cross worthy of the good Saint Cornély. A beautiful family story illustrating three generations of enthusiasts.

Saint Cornely goes on a trip to Rennes
The statue of Saint Cornely goes on a trip to Rennes. © DR

An exhibition is scheduled to open soon at the Bintinais farm Ecomuseum, route de Châtillon-sur-Seiche in Rennes.

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