Monday, 29 February 2016

Détails architecturaux

Details of yesterday's chapel...


Détails architecturaux de la chapelle du Lycée Hoche...
Chapelle Lycée Hoche Versailles
Chapelle Lycée Hoche Versailles
Chapelle Lycée Hoche Versailles

18 comments:

Michelle said...

The detail is just so impressive.

Leif Hagen said...

Monumental! Cheers from Eagan, Minnesota

Geoff Wilkinson said...

I love old buildings it always amazes me how much effort and skill went into them. The carving in the first picture are really beautiful.....

Revrunner said...

Just trying to figure out what story that pediment is illustrating.

William Kendall said...

Beautiful craftsmanship.

RedPat said...

I love to see these old carvings, Ciel!

Lois said...

Oh to be sitting there under those columns! Beautiful.

Kate said...

It certainly is a classical structure!

Lowell said...

It's all just gorgeous; a stunning architectural achievement!

joo said...

Very elegant. Beautiful place.
Have a great week ahead!

cieldequimper said...

@ Revrunner: young ladies, often orphans, being welcomed to the school.

Sharon Anck said...

The details are gorgeous. What a fantastic place.

Halcyon said...

What a beautiful place! Love the dome and the details.

Small City Scenes said...

Impressive
MB

PerthDailyPhoto said...

They sure knew how to handle a chisel back in those days Ciel, incroyable details, merci beaucoup for sharing.

VP said...

You know I love details, and these are great!

bill said...

The details are awesome!

Daryl said...

exquisite ... so sad that architecture no longer includes artisans .. boring buildings of today make us appreciate the old ones even more