Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Le Jardin du Luxembourg



Le Jardin du Luxembourg (June 2010)

Le Jardin du Luxembourg (painting at the Louvre)


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20 comments:

  1. Lovely images. Nice to have met you via Paris in July # 6

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  2. I LOVE watching the children with the toy boats!
    Great idea to compare the 2010 photo with the Louvre painting.

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  3. Fantastic photos of Paris and the Jardin.
    Best regards, Synnöve

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  4. Oh beautiful! What a perfect choice for Paris in July.

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  5. Great juxtaposition of the 2 photos! Slightly more relaxed in the modern shot ...

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  6. great comparison !
    HapPy WW for Paris in July :)

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  7. Great idea for the then and now. Looks like it really hasn't changed that much!

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  8. I've an agreement with C.J. that should his lottery ticket buying someday produce a big win, he will buy us a small apartment near Le Jardin du Luxembourg, my favorite place in all of Paris.

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    1. Good for you. I will come and visit you and C.J. there when that happens.

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    1. It was disconcerting to see the gardens in a painting after seeing the gardens in real life.

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  10. that's sweet! So many wonderful memories to bring out for Paris in July

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  11. This is indeed one of my favorite spots in Paris. The photo brings warm memories.

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  12. Your Paris posts have really kindled within me a desire to go to France.

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  13. I ate a lovely strawberry tart there and sat and watched people pass. Another night we had a picnic there.

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  14. Great to see the real and the painting together.
    Happy SWF!

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  15. Your post brings back memories of my brother and I pushing off our boats in that very garden in the 1960's. What a lovely photo; what a lovely memory. Merci.

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