Sunday, July 25, 2010

The Romans of the Decadence

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

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.