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Un cambriolage

In our ongoing quest to escape the winter of 2015, we went back to an old favorite, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. They’ve loosened up the rules prohibiting photography just enough to allow pictures of their glorious courtyard. The light in … Continue reading

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Se jeter dans l’eau

On August 21, 1911, the Mona Lisa, known as La Joconde in France, was stolen from the Louvre. What’s even more amazing is that the theft wasn’t noticed for a full day. If you’ve been to the Louvre in recent … Continue reading

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Ardoise vierge

It’s my second day in Colmar and I’ve walked miles and seen centuries worth of art and architecture. I think my favorite of the day was also the first – La Vierge au buisson de roses (lah vee-erj o bweesoh … Continue reading

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