Tuesday, January 10, 2006

A new "Trompe l'oeil"


Do you remember this post? Well, I have found a new one... Can you tell which windows are for real and which are painted? I am sure you can, but still, I find this Trompe l'oeil really cool. It's located in the 8th arrondissement at the beginning of avenue Delcassé.

13 comments:

  1. Hello.

    I'm in Paris since 4 years ago. In my walk I can see many "Trompe l'oeil". I know a good one in "rue de Belleville" in the 20th. In the middle of the street, if you see on the right hand maybe you would have a surprise.

    See you sonn.

    ps : excuse my basic ( and poor )english

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  2. Fastoche !!! the real windows are those with the dirt under it !!!
    ;o)

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  3. hi
    i am new your your blog
    and i need to let you know that i enjoy it... it helps me in my want to get to paris during my lifetime!! :)
    -patty
    www.blarneybytes.blogspot.com

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  4. Love these Eric, and there are a surprising number of theme all over Paris! This is a nice one.

    Hope the skiing's going well.

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  5. Ok gg...I have a question for you as you always have some interesting history about these sorts of Trompe l'oeils! Why and when did they get started? Anything clever you can share with us?

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  6. Yep, and i've found one too. Still trendy trick... :) Anyway: remember not to let that windows wash by someone ;)

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  7. Beautiful photos, showing well the atmosphere of Paris. I live in Paris and I like the way you take the photos.

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  8. No Michael, désolé ! But one of the first Trompe l'œil I can remember is the one rue Etienne Marcel, with large stairs, a little girl and a portrait of Yehudi Menuhin. It was known as a real nouveauté in the mid-seventies…

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  9. Il y en a un pas mal just derrière la mairie du XVème sur la rue Lecourbe face au centre de Paris (contre la circulation).

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