Monday, April 19, 2010

a day at the opera

opera garnier
1874
ceiling painted by chagall

a mix of neo-renaissance, rococo and baroque styles
both inside and out this is a beautiful building

it is also the inspiration for the

gaston leroux gothic novel

"phantom of the opera"


3 comments:

Irene said...

How lovely. thank you Iceland.

martha brown said...

I am so glad that you got a chance to go tho the opera! I loved this when I was there (far too long ago....)

Shayla said...

The gold angels against the green roof is my favorite photo of yours yet.

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