Arboretum de Chèvreloup

June 3, 2015 | By Heidi Ellison | Daytrips From Paris

Barking Up the Right Trees Pinus pseudostrobus apulcensis at the Arboretum de Chèvreloup. © F-G Grandin/MNHN Right beside Marie-Antoinette’s make-believe farm on the grounds of the Château de Versailles is a kind of secret garden, open to the public but … Read More

Napoléon Ier ou la Légende des Arts

June 3, 2015 | By Heidi Ellison | Daytrips From Paris

The Emperor’s Not-so-New Furniture “Apelle Peignant Campaspe en Présence d’Alexandre” (c. 1812), by Jacques Louis David. © Rmn-Grand Palais/Philipp Bernard Was Napoleon, on top of his many other attributes, a style-setter? Not really, according to the exhibition “Napoléon Ier ou … Read More

Albert André in Montbéliard

May 11, 2015 | By Heidi Ellison | Daytrips From Paris

Neglected ArtistResurfaces in Eastern France “Maleck en Bleu” (1898), by Albert André. Collection Musée d’Art Sacré de Pont-Saint-Esprit. All rights reserved. For anyone who has heard of the French city of Montbéliard, one word immediately springs to mind at the … Read More