Tropical Garden Statuary (B&W)

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 →

Saint Louis Jouvet (B&W)

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 →

The Comely Girl (B&W)

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

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