One has just been sent out as a biblical dove, has found nothing green, and slips back
into the darkness of the ark -- Kafka

Thursday, December 29, 2011

The Madeleine in Paris and Soufflot's Pantheon

From Herbert's "Among the Dorians":
The Madeleine in Paris and Soufflot's Pantheon compared to their original inspirations are like birds from an ornithological encyclopedia compared to birds in flight.
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The Madeleine Church, Paris, France
[From the Wikimedia Commons]




Soufflot's Pantheon, Paris, France
[From Wikimedia Commons]
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