in Paris I!
full of Japanese restaurants, apparently...
The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.
|Portraits of Louis XIII at the Musée Carnavalet, Paris|
Portrait of Louis XIII, King of France (1610-1643)
Philippe de Champaigne, about 1640
Department of Paintings of the Carnavalet Museum – History of Paris
You can currently discover this painting at the Musée du Luxembourg during the exhibition “Rubens, royal portraits” until the 14th of January 2018.
|a panorama of the 'Dome'; last existing fragment of the cardinal's palace|
download to peruse a high definition version 5000 pixels wide
|a new clearing in the parc|
|the foresters tidy up the huge fallen trees|
|how old, dendochronologists?|
|the 'electro mill' race, a bit encumbered...|
|a branch still in the roof of the Bollée ram building|
|another fallen tree on the grand canal|
|the view at the garden door|
|the Château de Chambord|
|from the new garden|