|Galerie Apollo, Louvre Museum|
Copyright, Jim LaneThe Venus de Milo--everyone wants to take
their own mediocre picture.
|Yeah, they give you a map with your ticket, but it might as well be a map |
of the universe--four floors each the size of four football fields.
It's no less overwhelming than the museum itself.
Copyright, Jim LaneThe Dying Slave, Michelangelo
Copyright, Jim LaneI.M. Pei's glass pyramid marks one of the main entrances to the Louvre.
Copyright, Jim LaneWinged Victory of Samothrace,
Copyright, Jim LaneThe Louvre is rich in sculpture and fortunately,
most of it photographs well (no flash, please).
Copyright, Jim LaneThe Three Graces, 1797-98,
Copyright, Jim LanePhotographing Mona. She's getting tired of smiling (sort of).
Copyright, Jim LaneMan with a Glove, 1520, Titian.
Yep, that's me near the glove.
Copyright, Jim LaneDavid's Oath of the Horatii, 1784, accidentally shot with flash (left) and without (right).
The color is far more accurate in the right hand version.
Copyright, Jim LaneBonaparte Crossing the Alps,
1850, Hippolyte Delaroche.
Copyright, Jim LaneThe Head of John the Baptist
Copyright Jim LaneNoli Me Tangere, 1561, Agnolo Bronzino
Copyright, Jim LaneThe artist (left) with her copy
|The most welcome gallery in the Louvre.|