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Chantal Fraïsse

Biography

Chantal Fraïsse was born in Quercy in 1954. She studied linguistics at Montpellier University and worked as a teacher before turning to conservation and art history. She is currently a conservation expert at the Centre for Roman art at Moissac. She has written several books and articles on Moissac and two novels, the first based on the life of a person who became abbot at Moissac, for which she won the Paul Froment Prize.

Other links

Chantal Fraisse (in Occitan)
Chantal Fraisse (in French)
Moissac. Chantal Fraïsse: talent et opiniâtreté récompensés (in French)
Interview (in French)

Bibliography

1992 L’enluminure à Moissac aux XIe et XIIe siècles (art history)
1999 Un traité des vertus et des vices illustré à Moissac dans la première moitié du XIème siècle (art history)
2002 Quelques observations sur le scriptorium de Moissac au début du XIIème sie_cle (art history)
2006 Moissac, histoire d’une abbaye: mille ans de vie bénédictine (art history)
2009 Amour et érotisme dans la sculpture romane escrich amb Pierre-Louis Giannerini (art history)
2009 Collections lapidaires de Moissac (art history)
2009 La bèstia de totas las colors [The Beast of All Colours] (novel)
2013 Les vendanges nouvelles (novel)