Monday, 13 January 2014

François Barthélémy-Chardigny La Pêche


I'm sure that, like me, you are an aficionado of 18th century French sculpture, and will this love this bas relief.

I suspect that it is La Pêche by François Barthélémy-Chardigny, but I'm unable to track down a picture on Google to confirm.  All the slide said was "Chardigny, 1757-1813 Marseilles", so it seems a good bet.

Bonus 1 - Americans Try To Place European Countries On A Map

Bonus 2 - We Also Asked Brits To Label The United States

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October 23rd, 1961

Looking thru'my slides for a subject for today, and this one almost slipped through to be a Weekend Wallpaper. But something intrigue...