Yrondi Garrick's Fresco.
Marquesas - Ua Pou Island | Hohoi Church
The small church of Saint Jean Marie Vianney, Hohoi on the island of Ua Pou, Marquises hides a treasure, a beautiful fresco by the artist Garrick Yrondi.
Interior of the church of Saint Jean Marie Vianney, Hohoi.
Interior of the church of Saint-Jean-Marie-Vianney, Hohoi.
After training at the Beaux-Arts in Naples, Garrick Yrondi settled in the Marquesas where he lived for several years in harmony with the Terre des Hommes, fishing and hunting, marveling at every moment of the beauty of the islands and the great generosity of the Marquesan welcome. He realized this fresco "The Announcement made to Mary" in the Hohoi Chapel in Ua Pou, a work that the artist seems to offer to the community. The inhabitants of the village (who were only 49 at that time) can recognize themselves in the scenes of the daily life such as these two fishermen who return bearing with the end of their oar, bunches of fish ...