Watercolors MARCHAND Paris Gallery

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Probably the best way to visit Paris is to wander along the Quais de la Seine. I invite you to a nice trip down the Seine from Pont de Tolbiac to Pont de Bir Hakeim. By flowing down, you will get a nice view from most of important monuments. All these paintings were made on location.

Paris history begins with Seine. Nautae Parisiaci were a powerful guild of boatmen in Lutetia. In 1711, the remains of a monument vowed to Jupiter were found under the heart of the Cathedral, erected by the Nautes under Tiberius (14-37 AD). On the stones were engraved both Roman and Galic divinities.
Today the guild of boatmen is less powerful, due to the number of bridges crossing the Seine river...

To stop, just click on pictures

Gardens and parks

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