11.23.2016

Proust's Muse

The French Embassy live-streamed Anka Muhlstein and Dr. Valerie Steele Nov. 22, 7:00 pm . here is the recording.

11.15.2016

The Captive V 210-33


p 217 | Gabriel DAVIOUD, (French architect, 1823–81), Trocadero.

p 218 | Charterhouse of Pavia = Carthusian monastery of Pavia (Italy)

p 218 | Andrea Mantegna (c. 1431 – 1506), Italian painter.

p 218 | Passy is an area of Paris, in the 16th arrondissement, on the Right Bank, traditionally home to many of the city's wealthiest residents.

p 219 | The Bois de Boulogne is a large public park on the western edge of the 16th arrondissement of Paris, near the suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt and Neuilly-sur-Seine. It was created between 1852 and 1858 during the reign of the Emperor Louis Napoleon.
  St. Sebastian


p 229-30 | BARBEDIENNE, Ferdinand (French artist, 1810-92). Bronze worker, reproduced ancient and modern sculptures in bronze.