Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Essayer at the Musée du Louvre

Essayer: Trying out. From which comes the English word "essay."
                                                                                             






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21 comments:

  1. Wonderful! I have to agree with Bill.

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  2. I wish too. He is awesome!

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  3. Gorgeous photo Deb. I love seeing artists at work, it's so fascinating, and interesting to see grand old art inspiring new art so directly.

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  4. What a fabulous study of a young artist. I have fond memories of watching young artists sketching in the Louvre. This is lovely!

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  5. That's very good for learning ! I love to paint too !

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  6. I love watching artists copy the masters ... I feel as though I have traveled back to the time of the grand Salon.

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  7. Musée du Louvre wonderful, lovely!

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  8. His drawing looks pretty intricate. I'm impressed. Love this painting and of course, the Louvre. Thanks for playing along with Dreaming of France. Here’s my Dreaming of France meme

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  9. I'm so impressed by anyone who can draw/paint. My sister was a gifted painter.

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  10. I can't draw as well as most but yes I did do my shoes. Nice of you to drop by.

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  11. Oh...so there's where the word essay comes from.

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  12. What a lovely shot !! He is a brilliant at drawing..

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  13. I remember all the artists in the French museums trying their hand at "copying" the masters. And, I have a copy of Eight Hundred Grapes which seems to be the IT book of the summer; looking forward to reading it, although I'm not usually a fan of what's popular. ;)

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  14. What an interesting photo! It seems to beg the viewer to climb into a story about what the essayer is doing.
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  15. That must take some talent to pull that off. Its way beyond my drawing skills.

    Sean at His and Her Hobbies

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  16. The pencil drawing looks beautiful.

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  17. Wow, I would never be able to do that :)

    - Linking over from Saturday Snapshots

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  18. Very interesting photo, I really like it and that artist's drawing skills look pretty amazing!

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  19. What a great idea for a photo. Love the peeking into someone else's life,

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