Squirrel (detail of the Ideal Palace)

Ferdinand Cheval1879/1912

Postman Cheval's Ideal Palace

Postman Cheval's Ideal Palace
Hauterives, France

Difficult to make out at first glance since it looks so much like a real squirrel! It's perched on the north facade.


  • Title: Squirrel (detail of the Ideal Palace)
  • Creator: Ferdinand Cheval
  • Date Created: 1879/1912
  • Subject Keywords: animal, nature
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Medium: Lime, stone

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