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The primary reason (for visiting Paris) was to see a special display at the Louvre, "Paris in 1400". This statue was at the entrance to the exhibit.
|A statue of Isabeau de Bavière. The original
statue was carved between 1389 and 1393. (246kb)
|A closeup of the plaque belt. (195kb)||Details of the statue. (29kb)|
|Info on the purpose of the exhibit. (72kb)||A closeup of the hair covering and coronet. (186kb)
We weren't allowed to take pictures in the special display, but were allowed to take pictures in the remainder of the Louvre.
|The foundations of some fortress inside the Louvre. (140kb)||Another shot, time exposure without flash.
|Debbie inside some medieval part of the fortress. (177kb)|
|Debbie and Peter in the old part of the castle. (126kb)||Another shot. (169kb)||Front of a pelican seal, 1395-1455 (98kb)
|A flash shot of the pelican seal. (136kb)||A 15th century chest from Noyer.
|An out of focus shot of the chest info (16kb)|
|A 15th century dresser/armoire from Chêne. (261kb)||Info on the armoire. (19kb)||Elephant ivory diptych, carved with scenes
from the life and passion of Christ. Made 1370-1380. (240kb)
|Info on the first diptych. (35kb)||An ivory diptych with scenes from the life
of Christ and the Virgin. Made 1370-1380.
|Info on the 2nd diptych. (26kb)|
|Two plaques, enameled in the Champlevé
style, from the 2nd quarter of the 14th century. (162kb)
|Info on the enameled plaques. (22kb)||An ivory mirror case, from the 2nd quarter of the 14th century. (143kb)|
|Info on the mirror case. (22kb)||Another cool ivory mirror case.
|Info on the 2nd ivory mirror case. (35kb)|
|Some cool candlesticks with the arms of
France, Champagne, and Turenne. From Limoges in the 13th century,
enameled in teh Champlevé style. (182kb)
|Info on the candlesticks. (99kb)
|"Saint Louis" casket. Painted wood, perforated and gilded copper medallions, and copper medallions in champlevé. (252kb)|
|Info on the "Saint Louis" Casket (41kb)
|More info on the Saint Louis casket. (56kb)|
|An altarpiece of Saint Denis by Henri Bellechose, 1415-1416. (276kb)||A closeup of the executioner's underwear.
|Info on the altarpiece. (31kb)|
|Saint Madeline, in cool clothing, on the
right hand part of a triptych by van der Weyden. (259kb)
|Info on the triptych.
|The Annunciation by van der Weyden. (148kb)||Another shot from the other angle. (194kb)
|A detail of the bed canopy. (207kb)|
|The cool detail of how the bed canopy is
hung and how the curtains are hung within the canopy. (151kb)
|Detail on the Annunciation. (32kb)|
|The martyr of Saint Sebastian (showing his
medieval underwear), on the left side of a triptych by Memling. (288kb)
|Info on the triptych.. (31kb)|
|Info on a 4 panel painting by Beham, from 1534. (26kb)||The important quarter (to me), but you can
just see the edges of the other three quarters.
|More detail of the tents in this quarter. (180kb)|
|Notice the ropes that are shown, do not give
the tents their shape. (227kb)
|Detail on this particular quarter. (37kb)|
|Triptych showing the Adoration of the Magi, the Presentation at the Temple, and the Appearance of Christ to Mary. (277kb)||Detail showing shoes and patens. (169kb)||Info on the triptych. (28kb)|
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