Seeing the sights

Joan of Arc was martyred in Rouen in 1431 AD. This cross now stands as a memorial.

Joan of Arc Memorial Cross
(photo courtesy of Bonnie Dix)

Drum corps on Rouen street

Rocking out with the drum corps

Un Repas de Noces à Yport by Albert Fourié

Coffee at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rouen,
drawing in my sketchbook from this painting of a wedding meal. All the faces tell a story and their relationship to the others.

Cupid sculpture, Rouen

Sculpture at the Musée des Beaux-Arts — “love is blind” and here Cupid is applying the blindfold!

La rue du Gros-Horloge, Rouen

Our “Main Street,” la rue du Gros-Horloge, with the Gros Horloge in the background (literally “big clock,” dating from the 14th century)

Fleuriste dans la rue du Gros-Horloge, Rouen

Beautiful flowers amid centuries-old buildings on the rue du Gros-Horloge pedestrian street
(link is to Google-translated page)

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