Chamarande, 50km south of Paris is a 17th century chateau set in a beautiful park. Here are a few pictures of the stunning statuary in the park on a very hot day in June 2014.
The tropical garden in Vincennes is a mixed bag of left over pavilions from the late 19th century international exhibitions, greenhouses, and office buildings dedicated to the study and preparation of tropical plants. It is also packed with interesting statuary, in various states of conservation. Above, Theseus is holding the Gorgon’s head … who is... Continue Reading →
Impressive art nouveau statuary at the Palais de la decouverte, the Children's science museum in Paris.
Louis Jouvet is an iconic 1930s French actor, a wonderful man who not only was a brilliant actor but a stutterer who managed to overcome his handicap to learn and teach acting to people with speech difficulties. Opposite our flat, there is this church and above the door, the statue of what should be St... Continue Reading →
This sculpture is placed right above the entrance of a beautiful Haussmannian building situated right next to the place where Lady Diana died in Paris (Pont de l'Alma). I love that chubby and welcoming face sculped in Art Nouveau style. July 2013
A very elegant yet improbable position. Try mimicking that! Even with yoga training... Close up view. The bronze is beautifully crafted Seen from above, the lady and the mirror... Hurray! My old new D600 has just arrived in order to replace my stolen camera. While loads of funny comments about oil and dust spot issues... Continue Reading →