Friday, 29 January 2016

Le cénotaphe

Le roi est mort Versailles cénotaphe Louis XIV Pizzi
Louis XIV's cenotaph, a 1/5th model by Pier Luigi Pizzi... VDP loved the photo op it provided.

Maquette au 1/5ème, réalisée par Pier Luigi Pizzi du cénotaphe de Louis XIV...
Le roi est mort Versailles cénotaphe Louis XIV Pizzi
Le roi est mort Versailles cénotaphe Louis XIV Pizzi
Le roi est mort Versailles cénotaphe Louis XIV Pizzi
Below is the king's funeral procession.

Ci-dessous, la procession funèbre du roi.
Le roi est mort Versailles procession funèbre Louis XIV
Le roi est mort Versailles procession funèbre Louis XIV

20 comments:

William Kendall said...

Beautifully detailed!

Revrunner said...

So finally the sun set.

Geoff Wilkinson said...

Gosh all of this stuff is fantastic, what an exhibition..I really like the first picture with the figure in silhouette...

Michelle said...

Incredibly dramatic and detailed.

Lois said...

Lovely pictures Ciel, especially that first shot.

Jack said...

A nice find, VDP. The second image is especially lovely.

Lowell said...

Quite spectacular. These people really did believe they were more worthy and better than most folks, it appears!

Taken For Granted said...

This model did provide an opportunity to photograph this empty tomb from from interesting angles.

Dave said...

There's lots of drama in this series of pictures.

VP said...

An impressive monument for the le Roi-Soleil...

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh my! Incroyably dramatic images Ciel, brava! What an amazing exhibition this is.

Sharon Anck said...

It doesn't get any more elaborate than that! What a way to go!
You are right about that top photo op. Very dramatic!

Halcyon said...

Wow! So much detail... worthy of a king, I suppose. :)

Wayne said...

I always learn something from you, cenotaph is a new word to me. A 1/5th model? Fascinating. How does one build such a thing to that level of detail?!

joo said...

Love the details, Ciel. Whir marble is so beautiful!

Loree said...

Exquisite details.

orvokki said...

Lovely photos and details.

EG CameraGirl said...

Wonderful shadow shots, Ciel!

RedPat said...

Wow! Super shots.

Daryl said...

beautifully captured