Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Le bassin du lézard

Fontaine du lézard lizard basin Versailles
The 'lizard' fountains at the palace, that we owe to brothers Gaspard et Balthazar Marsy, are finally restored!

Les fontaines du bassin du lézard, que nous devons aux frères Gaspard et Balthazar Marsy sont restaurées !
Fontaine du lézard lizard basin Versailles
Fontaine du lézard lizard basin Versailles
Fontaine du lézard lizard basin Versailles
If you would like to see them before restoration, click here!

Pour les voir avant restauration, cliquez ici !

20 comments:

Revrunner said...

Wow! What a transformation.

Lowell said...

These are fantastic. But I don't remember them. Maybe they were being worked on then. Wonderful job and they really gleam in the sunlight!

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

WOW, that is amazing! I can't imagine how many hours went into the restoration.

William Kendall said...

Such an amazing change!

Lois said...

They do look much better now! The light is perfect in these shots.

Thérèse said...

Magnifique metamorphose dans tous les sens du terme!

Michelle said...

What a spectacular change!

Randy said...

Too fancy for me.

Taken For Granted said...

Remarkable statues to come across while strolling in the gardens. That gold sure catches the eye,

llandudnopictures said...

Welcome back! You have worked some great angles with them here too!

Tanya Breese said...

wow, what a difference...but i kind of liked them better before with all that old patina on them!

Tahiti Daily Photo said...

Quel changement :)

Sharon Anck said...

Wow, that is quite a change. They are sparkling in the sunshine now. Gorgeous.

Olivier said...

en effet un beau travail de restauration, maintenant elles éblouissent la fontaine

Bergson said...

tout en dorure !! ça en jette

VP said...

I saw it dry and before the restoration!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh yes! They really did need a makeover.. I don't remember seeing them but I think they would be hard to miss now.

Halcyon said...

They look great!

RedPat said...

That is a fabulous restoration!

EG CameraGirl said...

I very much like the whimsy and think it's great it has been restored!