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Villa Louvat in Paris near Daguerre

At Number 38 rue Boulard in Paris (14th arrondissement), there is a huge arch leading to a group of buildings named Villa Louvat. At the end of the archway, two converted workshops can be found on either side of a charming paved yard. It used to be the workshops of the Paris architect Schroeder which were built in 1913. But rue Boulard is also famous for its number 29, the house of the Paris painter Emile Schuffenecker who invited Gauguin […]

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The Workshop at the foot of the Pyrenees

Here is a view taken from our house in the Pyrenees. This is an old weaver’s workshop converted into a house. This is a traditional house from the Ariege, in the Pyrenees mountains. In the distance one can see the church of Terrefête, which was built in the 1690’s and enlarged at the beginning of the century when the village was inhabited by more than 1000 people. No more than 70 persons now dwell in Augirein all year round. A […]

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Villat Louvat à Paris 14ème

au n°38 de la rue Boulard, un immense porche donne accès la Villa Louvat. Au bout de ce corridor se trouve une petite place avec des ateliers de chaque côté. Il s’agit d’un programme immobilier de 1913 qui comprenait “habitation et atelier d’artiste, construit […] par l’architecte Schroeder” qui est responsable de la contruction de la plupart des superbes immeubles 1900 (style Haussmann rehaussé d’art nouveau) situés alentour (source: Mairie de Paris). A noter que dans la rue Boulard ont […]

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