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Miroslava Zaharieva, Notre-Dame Cathedral 01 Painting, Streets of Paris, by the artists of their time, Part 69 - With Footnotes

Notre-Dame de Paris is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris. The cathedral is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture, and is among the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world. 387 mots de plus

Zaidan

Review: The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee

Lilliet Berne has grown to great fame in the opera world, and so it is a great honor when a man approaches her on behalf of a composer. 1 067 mots de plus

Books

La Dame de Fer

Ahh, the Iron Lady.

No, I’m not talking about Margaret Thatcher. What was initially built for the 1889 Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair), held to commemorate the centennial of the French Revolution, the Eiffel Tower was only intended to stand for 20 years before being dismantled. 233 mots de plus

Travel

Some news from France, CCCVI

Well is about time we get back to normal and me too with my series of Some news from France! We are slowly but surely coming out with a lot more loosening it up on June 2nd and then further opening by June 22nd. 1 162 mots de plus

France

Book Review: The Bridge of Little Jeremy

12-year-old Jeremy is an aspiring artist in Paris with a genetic heart condition. Finances have always been tight for Jeremy and his mother, but when the family is unexpectedly hit with a hefty inheritance tax, Jeremy’s mother ends up in serious debt. 455 mots de plus

Reading

Vincent Van Gogh Paintings at Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Besides the renowned Mona Lisa painting at Louvre Museum which I had previously blogged about, Musée d’Orsay houses many well known paintings and artworks of famous artists due to the fact that Louvre Museum literally ran out of space. 323 mots de plus

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