Artwork, Sights and Other Miscellaneous Pictures

Here are lots of pictures that didn't make the cut to be included on the Dublin and Paris pages. Most will not have descriptions but a few need an explanation. Enjoy!

Taken at Yorktown Shopping Center a few weeks before our trip to Ireland but apropos.

The contemporarily designed Samual Beckett bridge across the Laffey River.

Laffey River scene. Note the low tide.

Dublin Castle.

Where the Irish crown jewels were kept and stolen.

Near the Guinness Storehouse. Probably part of their brewing facilities.

Restaurants here don't do 'take out', they do 'take away'

Joyce thought this Meath (meth) house deserved us taking a picture.

Someone put this potato in a flowerpot on a lamp post. Cute.

John's Lane church

St. Audoen's church.

St. Patrick's catherdral

Street performers.

Pedestrians as far as the eye can see on this mall. Can you find Joyce in the crowd?

One of our grandsons is named Thomas Patrick.

Skunkfunk is a large clothing retailer in Europe.

A tatto and body piercing shop near our Dublin flat.

Wierd strands of sand everywhere on the beach.

Close up of the strands of sand.

Statue at the Irish Sea.

Ancient leatherbound books in the Trinity college library.

Art at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

The art is the two thin black lines on the walls.

Close up of a section of one of the thin black lines.

Exhibits at the Collins Barracks.

Notre Dame.

Victor Hugo's apartment.

Exhibits in the Musee Carnavalet.

Lots of large heavy wooden doors in Paris.

Just OK Taita. Not sure where the 'Very Good' Taita store was.

Canal St. Martin ducks. What'cha gonna do when they come for you?

Marie Antoinette's estate.

The Chateau (king's palace) at Versailles.

The Louvre.

Just needs a tiny tweak.

Allegory of Marriage by Titian.

"July 28th. Liberty Leading the People" by Eugene Delacroix.

Madonna of the Green Cushion.


John the Baptist's Head.

Another John the Baptist's Head.

St. Sebastian.

140.64 carat Regent diamond.

Napoleon's apartment exhibit in the Louvre.

Inside of the cover of the sarcophagus Djedhor showing the goddess Nut.

Artwork inside the sarcophagus box.

Artwork on the top and sides of the sarcophagus box cover.

Place de la Condorde where the Egyptian Obelisk of Luxor stands.

Walking Man by Auguste Rodin in the Musee d'Orsay.

"London, the Parlement. Gap of Sun in the Fog." by Claude Monet.

Young Girls at the Piano by Pierre Auguste Renoir.

The Bridge of Argenteuil by Claude Monet.

The Isle of the Grand Jatte by Alfred Sisley.

Chrysanthemums by Claude Monet.

View of the Canal Saint Martin by Alfred Sisley.

The Kitchen Table by Paul Cezenne.

The Gulf of Marseille seen from Estaque by Paul Cezenne.

Bathers by Paul Cezenne.

Attempt of a Figure Outdoors; Woman with an Umbrella Turned Toward the Right by Claude Monet.

Attempt of a Figure Outdoors; Woman with an Umbrella Turned Toward the Left by Claude Monet.

Maternity by Pierre Auguste Renoir.

Age of Bronze by Auguste Rodin.

The Rocks of Belle Isle on the Savage Coast by Claude Monet.

Effect of Snow at Vetheuil by Claude Monet.

Moret, along the Loing by Alfred Sisley.

A Corner of the Apartment by Claude Monet.

Asparagus by Edouard Manet.

The Lemon by Edouard Manet.

Crystal Vase with Flowers by Edouard Manet.

Berthe Morisot with a bouquet of Violets by Edouard Manet.

The Pont des Arts by Pierre Auguste Renoir.

Auguste Renoir by Claude Monet.

Alphonsine Fournaise by Pierre Auguste Renoir.

Floor Scrapers by Gustave Caillebotte.

Young Woman in a Ball Gown by Berthe Moriset.

The Swing by Pierre Auguste Renoir.

The Orchestra at the Opera by Edgar Degas.

L'absinthe by Edgar Degas.

The Ballet Class by Edgar Degas.

On the Beach by Edouard Manet.

The escape of Rochefort by Edouard Manet.

The Seinne at Suresnes by Alfred Sisley.

The Basin at Argenteuil by Claude Monet.

"Small Dancer Aged 14." by Edgar Degas.

The Seinne at Notre Dame de Paris by Johan Barthold Jongkind

The Canal Saint Martin by Alfred Sisley.

The Magpie by Claude Monet.

Unusual couch behind one of the big clock faces.

A few Frank Lloyd Wright pieces.

Ornate wood carvings.

Gorilla Kidnaps a Woman by Emmanuel Fremiet.

Portrait of a Peasant by Vincent Van Gogh.

The Bedroom of Van Goh in Arles by vincent Van Gogh.

Portrait of the Artist by Vincent Van Gogh.

Rodin's Gates of Hell rendered in plaster.

The Four Parts of the World Holding the Celstial Sphere by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. The four parts represent Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

Art Deco exhibits.

Mercury Inventing the Caduceus.

The Gates of Hell by Auguste Rodin.

Magnificent roses at Rodin's museum.

The Kiss.

Arch de Triumphe.

Le Petit Palais museum.

Le Marché des Puces.

A flying saucer for sale at the Marché des Puces.

A bar next to the Marché had live music.

Roland Garros.

Jardin de Luxembourg.

Serious Petanque players bring a change of clothes.

Beehives n the Jardin.

The tiny white specks by the beehives are bees.

They covered a lot of the immature grape clusters, probably from birds.

The Medici Fountain in the Jardin de Luxembourg was built in 1630.

Hundreds of names and initials carved in this tree next to the Medici Fountain.

Pigeons were living in this giant bird house.