Sunday, August 10, 2014

InSPIREd Sunday

This is the 17th-century church of
St. Etienne du Mont, in Paris.  Though I used to
live just down the street from it and have been
here many times, I never cease to be
amazed by the intricate stone cutwork.  There's
a matching staircase on the other side. (On a 

21st-century note, it's from the steps of this church that
Owen Wilson 
time-traveled in Midnight in Paris.)

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  1. That is some serious stone cutwork. I had to check out the other side. It looks so much like interweaving Celtic art work, for example.

    It must be thrilling to see a place you know in a movie. But checking out Google maps I wondered if the film crew added the street lights to the downspouts.

    1. Way to catch Woody out, TG! He loves Paris so much (and shows it so beautifully), they'd probably let him do anything . . . well, almost anything.

  2. That stonework is just fabulous, love it

  3. Wow! That is some amazing work!

  4. What amazing detail. Tom The Backroads Traveller

  5. Gorgeous, in colimaçon, great work.

  6. I remember this staircase and the steps in the film! This is so beautiful.

  7. Oh my...that staircase! Amazing detail!


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