|Luxembourg Palace was built for Maria de Médici |
and modeled after her childhood home in
Florence, Italy. Today, the French Senate meets here.
Monument aux Ètudiants Résistanants,
by Gaston Watkin
|Fontaine de Medicis, built in 1630,|
was designed by Tomasso Francini.
|Napoleon Bonaparte ordered the restoration of the|
Fontaine de Medicis, which had fallen into ruins.
The task was undertaken by Jean Chalgrin, the
Arc de Triumph's architect.
|Fontaine de Medicis|
|The Norwegian band warms up.|
|Saxophone players are cute all over the world.|
|I have a definite soft spot for talented young musicians.|
|Marius dans les ruines de Carthage, by Nicolas-Victor Vilain|
|Oh this little place? It's just our summer cottage!|