3678 – On Cours Mirabeau I

Cours Mirabeau is a wide thoroughfare in Aix-en-Provence. It is named after Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, a demagogue, writer and politician at the time of the French Revolution.

The dove perches on top of a small fountain in the middle of the long stretch. At the western end the place is terminated by a much larger fountain at the center of a roundabout, but more of that tomorrow.