Friday, November 12, 2010

Art Deco Reflection



The intricate ironwork door at 29 Boulevard de Courcelles is only one section of this beautiful building with its curved balconies and floor to ceiling windows. It is just a few steps from Monceau Fleurs. Très chic.

To see more reflections... James' Newtown Daily Photo

35 comments:

Bibi said...

Funny, I just photographed a sort-of art deco grillwork here! I love art deco.

TheChieftess said...

Love this!!! The grillwork is fabulous!!!

Luz said...

Este tipo de ate es uno de mis favoritos.
Saludos!

"All things French" said...

Bonjour Genie ~Beautifully scrolled ironwork ~ and how lovely that you caught the pretty reflections.
Je vous souhaite une bonne week-end
~Dianne~

Cezar and Léia said...

c'est genial! :)
Brilliant picture with so lovely reflections!And I totally agree, it's chic!
bises
Léia

M said...

Ooh - tres belle! I love the peacock motif. The reflection of the almost leafless tress is perfect for a fall posting! Lovely photo. I think I need to add this to my list ... it continues to grow! Bises et bon weekend, Marie

Virginia said...

I love Paris!!!

Harriet said...

Curves must be the 'word of the day' based on your photo and V's photo. Love them both!

Inverness Daily Photo said...

The ironwork and the shadows complement each other.

Starman said...

Rode the bus past there many times.

JM said...

It's beautiful!

shari @ little blue deer said...

Tres, tres chic! I hope you enjoy your weekend, Genie! XX!

Sylvia K said...

I love it! Terrific reflection for the day and definitely tres chic! Reminds me of how much I miss Paris, too!! Have a lovely weekend, Genie!

Sylvia

'Tsuki said...

J'adore l'art déco... c'est le mouvement artistique que je préfère entre tous... Et cette photo met particulièrement bien en valeur les caractéristiques qui me plaisent tellement à son sujet : sinuosité des formes, symétrie décalée... Superbe, absolument superbe !

Kate said...

Hi! You may not know but i had shoulder surgery aweek ago. sssssssssuurgery successful but not a walk in the park. My computer crashed and i am locked out of my gmail acct.Temporarily i am using:
myhearthandhome@gmail.com til i get another computer. one thing at a time! using a library now but typing with one finger is slow. i won't comment but i will visit often. Kate, st paul.

jeannette said...

Beautiful artisan work -hope we'll get to see the balconies some time!

Alexa said...

New York has its own brand of beauty, I guess. But we're not so much about the details—like this gorgeous Art Deco grill! You and Virginia are both killin' me today!

Ebie said...

The fine twigs/trees in the background blends well with the intricate ironwork.

Nice reflections!

Elisa said...

Such a great idea for reflections :)
Greetings from Argentina

springman said...

Wonderful reflection!

Randy said...

That is so beautiful. I love the curves and I can only imagine the work involved.

Shell Sherree said...

As Randy says, imagine the hours of workmanship in each of these beautiful pieces. Beautiful.

Cildemer said...

So very beautiful!
Great door. Love the grillwork too.
Thanks for sharing.

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Have a nice weekend****

Evelyn said...

I like that :) Happy weekend, Evelyn

Genie said...

It sure is easy for me to find your post in the Linky list. This iron work is really impressive as is your shot of it. Perfect lighting to set it all off beautifully. I posted a photo of my daddy with his full name for Veteran’s Day...he served in France. Thought you might like to know about it. Take care and have a great weekend. Hugs.....the other Genie

Rob-bear said...

Well, I don't know a lot about art, deco or otherwise. Still, it is an intriguing picture.

Gine said...

J'aime le sujet, bien sûr, mais j'aime surtout la prise ... Bien vu !

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Wonderful reflection. I love your header photo also.

cieldequimper said...

Oh oui, très chic !

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...
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Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Bibi -- I can't wait to see your photos!

Chieftess -- Merci, and the curved grills of the balconies are superbe!

Luz -- Gracias.. Usted es tan amable

Dianne -- Merci, et à toi aussi, mon amie!

Léia -- Merci... The whole area near Parc Monceau is quite fine.

Marie -- Merci, and until I started looking for reflections (as a good thing) I had dismissed photos such as this in my collection... seeing them in a different light now.

Virginia -- le sigh....

Harriet -- V and I are often on the same wave length. Today, it is curves!

Inverness -- Merci, the grillwork did make nice shadows on the glass behind.

Starman -- Love the Métro but the busses always give you a scenic tour as you travel.

JM -- Merci, et bon weekend, mon ami.

Shari -- You are the queen of chic, my "deer"

Sylvia -- Many thanks... the photos keep me "in Paris" until I can get back!

'Tsuki -- Merci, il y a beaucoup d'autre endroits à Paris avec l'art déco. Je vais poster un de temps en temp.

Kate -- So sorry to hear... so many problems all at once. Merci for checking in and I hope that your shoulder heals quickly!

Jeannette -- I promise to do so.

Alexa -- Amazing that we are both jumping on the Art Deco theme today!

Ebie -- Merci... I did like the fine detail of the reflection and the fact that you can clearly see the reflection.

Springman -- Merci beaucoup.

Randy -- Yes, the iron does not bend by itself and having watched blacksmiths, it is grueling on the artist.

Shell -- Merci, ma chère amie. Bon weekend à toi.

Cildemer -- Thanks and I am off to check out yours!

Evelyn -- Merci and a happy weekend to you also.

Genie -- I always feel like I am writing myself... hehehe...Many thanks, and I am going to hop over to your place to see your dad.

Bear -- I have heard that bears really do like Art Deco so it will grow on you. Bon weekend.

Gine -- Merci!

Yogi -- Thank you... I love the header too, and it brings back a wonderful memory of a picnic on the bridge.

cieldequimper -- Merci et bon weekend!

Malyss said...

the curves of the reflected trees are like an echo to the iron lines.. Very beautyful, and even romantic shot!

Rob-bear said...

Grow one me? Like some kind of moss? Je pense que NON!

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Malyss -- I think that the art deco movement was romantic with its curves and stylized florals. Merci!

Bear -- I do not think that moss would ever grow on you, but that you might be persuaded to appreciate this different style of art. I admire it but would not want more than a small representation in my "den" (so to speak)

Rob-bear said...

Actually, I am intrigued. I don't see it so much as art as, perhaps, engineering, or the technical work of a master craftsman.

Well, maybe it is art.

Moot point, I suppose, but intriguing, in whatever form. Je pense que OUI.