LA DOUCE FRANCE : DIJON 2


As our first day in Dijon was a rainy day we went to the”musée de beaux arts”, a beautiful old building, nicely restored and modernised to protect the art pieces from sunlight and humidity.

Here are a few of the pictures I’ve taken there.

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A BEAUTIFUL CROWN MADE FROM SILVER AND LAYERED WITH GOLD, THIS ONE IS MANY HUNDRED YEARS OLD

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A BEAUTIFUL WOODCARVING COVERED IN GOLD, THIS WAS HUGE

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A CLOSE-UP OF THE ABOVE WOODCARVING

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THE TOMBE WHERE THIS KING AND QUEEN ARE BURRIED

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A PAINTING OF THE TOMBES AND THE HALL THEY WERE IN, IT IS AMAZING TO SEE HOW WELL KEPT ALL THIS ART IS !!!

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IMAGINE YOU HAVE TO WEAR THIS WHEN YOU HAVE TO GO TO WAR !

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THESE SWORDS WERE ABOUT THE SAME HIGHT AS THE HARNESS ABOVE, THESE MEN MUST HAVE BEEN STRONG !!!

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AN OIL PAINTING WITH LOTS OF GOLD

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THIS WAS CARVED IN IVORY, THEY HAD MANY OBJECTS CARVED IN IVORY

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I FOUND THIS WORK OF ART IN A SHOPPING STREET IN DIJON, A TREE COVERED WITH A HEAD MADE OF GREEN IRON LEAVES

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I ALSO FOUND THIS VERY OLD MERRY GO ROUND

have a great day and enjoy your garden !

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