Jean Laniau Exhibition

Jean Laniau painter during the first half of his life turned, rich in his mastery of drawing, pastel and watercolor, towards the art of sculpture in 1981. His works will soon be exhibited, recognized and part of large collections.
Jean Laniau participated in some exhibitions and a retrospective at the “Espace Culturel” of the city to which he donated 30 works exhibited to Théoule Galerie.


Buste en bronze de Charles Dahon (Tizziano)

Charles Dahon was the first mayor of Théoule-sur-mer in 1929. The bust was sealed on the Charles Dahon parking place during the 80th anniversary of the town in 2009.

Notre Dame d’Afrique (Fortuné Evangélisti)

The work was begun in 1990 and completed in 2013 Sanctuary and pilgrimage place of the French of Algeria located in the middle of the hills that dominate the sea and on the way to Compostela. The statue is 12 metres high, the crown is 2 metres in diameter. Composed of Boiler brass, Corten steel, stainless steel, glass and enamel, original work, it recalls the Basilica of Saint Eugene of Algiers which still houses the Holy Patroness of Africa.

Eglise Sainte Germaine (1927)

The parish church was built on land donated by the Schleinger family and financed by donations. It was the bishop of Nice, Monsignor Ricard, who came to dedicate it on September 14, 1927. The church was baptized Saint Germaine de Pibrac by the bishop whose mother was named Germaine. Saint Germaine, born in 1579, lived in Pibrac near Toulouse where she died in 1601. She was a virtuous little charitable shepherdess and filled with compassion for the poor and the sick while she herself lived a very miserable life. The newly restored church, forecourt, bell wall, steel cross with Christ in bronzed metal in 2007, rebuilt building surmounted by a blue glazed tile roof was consecrated after the work, 91 days to the day after its first consecration, October 14, 2018.

Femme sortant de l’eau (Sallan 1990)

Birth of the woman (the work is on site near the SNCF station).

Bateaux des Joutes

Nautical jousts, a spectacle of water battles, originated in Greece and then under the Roman Empire. It is in the fifteenth century that they are practiced especially on the Mediterranean coast. Theoule’s wooden boats date from the 20th century and their prow represents Neptune, the god of the sea.

Fontaine (Jean-Yves Lechevallier 1987)

The fountain in General Bertrand’s Square was carved on site from a solid stone block.

Femme allongée (Popoy 1993)

Sphynxesse, it is on the seaside after the Charles Dahon parking lot.

Monument aux morts

Monument erected in memory of the soldiers who died for France during the Second World War.

L’Envol (Jean-Paul Bongibault 2013)

Parvis de l’Office du Tourisme.

La Rascasse (Claude Valois 2013)

Parvis de l’Office du Tourisme.

Le Bouliste (Capo Sasso 2013)

Parvis de l’Office du Tourisme.

Le Vent (Popoy 2013)

Parvis de l’Office du Tourisme.

Les Sangliers de l’Esterel (Golec & Golec 2013)

Parvis de l’Office du Tourisme.

Plaque du Touring Club (1903)

Commemorative plate in enamelled sheet metal on a retaining wall of RD 6098 towards Miramar. It pays tribute to Abel Ballif, president of the Touring Club, thanks to the tenacity with which the RN 98 was built.

Croix de Lorraine (1991)

The monumental stele, visible from the sea, celebrates the centenary of the birth of General de Gaulle. It was erected on RD 6098, Pointe de l’Esquillon, on the site where the Naval Assault Group of Corsica landed on August 15, 1944 to allow by its action the intervention of the 141st American Infantry Regiment. The next day, August 16, 1944. Théoule-sur-mer was the first town liberated at the cost of the lives of 11 officers and sailors. 19 others will be wounded and 27 taken prisoner.

Château de Théoule-sur-mer (XVIIème siècle)

Originally, the castle was a soap factory built in 1630 by a group of Marseillais. It was fed by the olive groves of the region and the soda necessary for the manufacture of soap came from Egypt. The foundations and vaulted cellars remain of the original building. The castle was rebuilt at the end of the 19th century and transformed several times before taking its final form around 1905.

Galatée (Saintout 1988)

From the Greek mythology, Galatea is one of the Nereidus (marine nymph), Daughter of Nereus and Doris, loved by the Cyclops, his love was for the shepherd Acis. The work is located on the Pradayrol Promenade.

La Rascasse (Evangelisti 2013)

The Rascasse made up of many scales was erected for the benefit of the Telethon 2013

Wall painting of Theoule’s crèche (Martine Guin-Gand 1993)

Frescoes of the Yacht Club (Sechador 1997)

Les Lauriers Roses (Gille Chaix 1986)

This work is discovered on the small garden in front of the station of Theoule.

Collective Work Telethon 2003 under the direction of Chris Prigent

Office de Tourisme

Fresco “In the Land of the Gnomes” nativity scene of Theoule (Sechador 1993)

Fresco “Conductor” Bureau EMAA (Sechador 1994)

Wallpaper of the Züber manufacture of Rixheim 1985 “Lafayette war of independence of the United States”

Historical orientation table of Pointe de l’Esquillon (1906-2017)

Built by the Touring Club of France in 1902, laid in 1906, vandalized in 2016 and rebuilt in 2017 according to the original data.
CERAMIST: William Versace
MATERIAL: Enamelled Volvic lava

Orientation table of the Corniche d’Or

ARTISTS: Marie-Christine Lemayeur and Bernard Alunni
CERAMISTS: Pierre and William Versace

Wind Rose Orientation Table (2018)

ARTIST: Véronique Leroy
CERAMIST: William Versace
MATERIAL: Enamelled lava stone slabs/stainless steel desk made by Stephane Mannani, ironworker

Pointe de l’Aiguille Orientation Table (2018)

ARTIST: Franck Rainaut
CERAMIST: William Versace
MATERIAL: Enamelled lava stone slabs
MASON: Jean Demarte

Table d’orientation du Parc Départemental de la Pointe de l’Aiguille (2017)

Designed and realized by the Departmental Council of 06
MATERIAL: High pressure laminate