Thursday, October 14, 2010

Parisian Time Capsule

Did you hear?! An apartment in Paris was entered for the first time in 70 years! A giant time capsule right in the heart of the 9th arrondissement between the Pigalle red light district and Opera. The woman who owned it recently passed away at the age of 91. She left her Paris flat before World War II for the south of France and never returned. After all this time, it must have been like stepping back into the past, all be it a little dustier! One of the major discoveries? A painting of Madame Marthe de Florian by Giovanni Boldini that sold at auction for €2.1 million!There is more to this than what I wrote. Visit The Telegraph and Paris Atelier for the details! It is completely fascinating to me!


Fleur-de-Lis said...

OMG that's just amazing! Everything is so well conserved!
Is truly incredible! I'm fascinated***

SenoraG said...

Wow, how awesome! I am loving the pictures. Mickey and Porky? LOL I am going to check out the articles. Thanks so much for sharing. Happy weekend from a visiting SISTA!

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Brook said...

What an interesting post! I would have loved to see that place. Visiting from SITS.

Donc, très agréable de vous rencontrer!

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