Walks in Paris and in the Loire valley

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New York

July 28 2016, 15:06pm

Posted by Jean-Charles Prévost

Manhattan bird's eye view Let me invite you to a motionless journey to New York. One of these journeys in which a number of novelists, directors and composers invite us. No need for passport, the only necessary visa will be the one of your imagination!...

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Nineteenth century Paris

March 6 2016, 16:57pm

Posted by Jean-Charles Prévost

The city experienced in the nineteenth century profound changes that characterize its aspect to the visitor today: Haussmann boulevards, public and private buildings, parks, stations. Simultaneously, the period was also a key moment in the history of...

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Quattro- and Cinquecento a revolution in painting!

January 31 2016, 18:45pm

Posted by Jean-Charles Prévost

Here is a very topical subject because the Italian painting departments at le Louvre, usually crowded with tourists taking selfies before the Victory of Samothrace and clumping together in front of Mona Lisa are currently empty. If Paris is a bit far...

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Hand printing

January 2 2016, 23:01pm

Posted by Jean-Charles Prévost

Pictures produced through hand printing are indifferently called engravings or prints although both terms refer to different stages of the process: a drawing is engraved on a matrix - plate of wood or metal, inked then wiped so that the ink adheres only...

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Maupassant and impressionist painters

November 30 2015, 18:27pm

Posted by Jean-Charles Prévost

Guy de Maupassant, born August 5, 1850 at Miromesnil castle in Tourville-sur-Arques in Normandy and died July 6, 1893 in Paris, was a recognized author in his lifetime and its reputation endures today through the many filmed adaptations of his work. His...

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