Saturday, 12 December 2009

Weekend Reflections: des chaises au Grand Trianon


Chairs reflected in a mirror of Empress Marie-Louise's bedroom in the Grand Trianon castle for James' Weekend Reflections. Marie-Louise of Austria was the second wife of Napoléon I painted here by François Gérard.
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Des chaises se reflètent dans un miroir de la chambre à coucher de l'impératrice Marie-Louise au Grand Trianon pour les Reflets du Weekend de James. Marie-Louise d'Autriche fut la deuxième épouse de Napoléon 1er Bonaparte peinte ici par François Gérard.

30 comments:

Riet said...

Oh Wow very special. I love that picture

Quilt Works said...

That is clever and itneresting picture. Wonderful way to show the room! I love it.



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BaysideLife said...

Very cool picture. I love the two candelabra on either side of the mirror. I'll be that room had a sumptuous glow by candlelight.

Bill ~ {The Old Fart} said...

Very Nice, My Cousin once set up two mirrors opposite from each other, the Reflections seemed to go on forever and ever.

awarewriter said...

The old mirror and the reflected chairs are perfect together.

Thérèse said...

Des couleurs qui ravivent la pièce! Une jolie façon de présenter les réflections.

Serendipity said...

What a great picture! So stylish :)

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

Oh yes, I love being inside on a cold (almost) winter day! Great photograph. The pink, white, yellow, and wood together just looks so perky. A mood lifting photo!

Jacob said...

Colorfully creative, Ciel!

brattcat said...

Love the composition of this! Oh those chairs are so charming.

B SQUARED said...

What I see of the room is fabulous. Please show more soon.

Gunn White said...

Unique and creative compositiopn in this shot! Well seen and well done.
Nice details and beautiful items.
Have a nice weekend!:-)

PERBS said...

I love that mirror! Neat way to show a reflection in a special place.

Rob and Mandy said...

Tres joli! Belle composition, et le mirroir est superbe!

Vogon Poet said...

I like the idea of the perfectly reflected chair, the mirror itself is something to be seen.

mbkatc230 said...

Love the composition, this is a great shot. And I LOVE those chairs! Kathy

Leif Hagen said...

Pretty, pink photo! Formidable!

Ebie said...

Great reflection shots! I love the bright colors and print of the chairs!

Malyss said...

Sûrement le reflet le plus "classe" et le plus elegant de ce week end!Bravo!

Sharon said...

You are so right! My chandelier would look perfectin this room!!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Very nice! I could live with that! ;-)

Cezar and Léia said...

Great shot Ciel, very beautiful this composition and reflection!
Léia

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Asta said...

Hi C,

WOW! This is a fantastic shot!
Well done!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Best regards
Asta

Halcyon said...

An original idea for the reflection and great composition.

Hope you are having a happy weekend!!

Reader Wil said...

C'est une très belle réflexion! Merci de votre visite et commentaire!

Sharon Van Lieu said...

Totally love your mirror shot, Ciel!

Sharon

Woody said...

Wonderful capture of a very interesting subject!

prashant said...

very beautiful this composition and reflection! Work from home India

James said...

I've been pretty busy so it's been hard to give too much time to the blog world. I'm glad that I was able to see this great shot. Your reflections are so nice.