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Paris 2014: The Cour Marly in the Louvre’s Richelieu Wing

Most of the sculptures in the glass-roofed courtyard known as Cour Marly in the Richelieu wing of the Louvre museum come from King Louis XIV’s Chateau de Marly west of Paris. They were brought to Paris during the Revolution and … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: One Photo Plus Two Crops Equals Three Pics

I spent most of the time on my second visit to the Louvre last May in the Richelieu Wing viewing Northern European paintings of the 16th and 17th centuries and French sculptures of the 5th through 19th centuries. The sculptures … Continue reading

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Paris 2014: French Sculpture in the Louvre

I visited the Richelieu Wing on my second visit to Louvre during our stay in Paris last May and spent most of my time viewing the French sculptures that were spread out over two floors and two courtyards. I also … Continue reading

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