Architecture Around the World

2012 photos - Exterior - Musée d'Orsay
Paris, France
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Beaux Arts style

Mansard roof

Broken pediment and cartouche

Keystone above bellflowers ..... Flemish scroll on far sides

Festoons decorate metopes between triglyphs and guttae

A cold day with temperatures in the 40s (Fahrenheit)   in February 2012 did not prevent crowds

(Closed) entrance and canopy facing the Seine and the Louvre  .....  Rustication

Photos and their arrangement © 2012 Chuck LaChiusa
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