Tag Archives: Sebastien Bourdon

good bye dear pictures

Cardinal Mazarin was the real ruler of France during the boyhood of Louis XIV and one of the greatest collectors in the history of art. The Bibliotheque ¬†Nationale was once the Cardinal’s private palace. It was here, a few days … Continue reading

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PERIPETY & PERSEPHONE

”My favourite myth is that of Persephone, who, because she picked a forbidden flower or because she was out in the fields picking unforbidden flowers, depending on whom you believe, was abducted by Hades, the God of the Underworld.¬†Once with … Continue reading

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