Restaurant le 59 new > 'Napoleon's Ghost', Provence
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'Napoleon's Ghost' is an example of 'ghost signs' that are favorite motifs of mine. I found this facade on the roadside in a small village in France
Paris is my favorite city; I first visited the City of Lights in 1969 and subsequently have made many trips to Paris in all seasons, light and weather conditions. Parisian storefronts, restaurants and cafes as well as its sun-dappled parks and fascinating architectural details are the motifs that first interested me. Soon, the colorful, bustling markets and rainy streets and sidewalks became important subjects for my compositions. Photographing the reflections on the wet pavement and myriad windows of cafes and ...