Sunday, July 25, 2010

The Romans of the Decadence


By Thomas Couture, 1847. Commissioned by the government in 1846. Musee d'Orsay.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Les Quatre Parties due Monde Soutenant la Sphere


The Four Parts of the World Supporting the Sphere, in bronze, by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, is considered "the centerpiece of the Musee d'Orsay's lobby entrance," and was "modeled after a fountain in the Jardin du Luxembourg."

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Wash basin


This wash basin goes with the bed in the previous post. At the Musee d'Orsay.