One Word Photo Challenge: Cream

Notre-Dame de Paris

Statues on Exterior of Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris, France

Statues from the Portal of St. Anne, West Facade, Exterior of Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris, France. The now cream colored statues (1845 restorations due to damage during the French Revolution) would originally have been painted. They represent a king, the Queen of Sheba, King Solomon and Saint Peter.

One Word Photo Challenge: Cream

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art, France, Photography

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I agree. Though I think modern tastes would be appalled. We are so used to thinking of churches as solemn. I wonder if it would change our view of religion. 🙂 The Parthenon was also painted. It must have been a sight to behold.

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