Emilie's Paris

Le Paris d’Emilie•Place Saint Germain-des-Prés

The Paris of Emilie•Place Saint Germain-des-Prés

Did you know that the only sculpture by Picasso exhibited outside in Paris was displayed right here, next to the church Saint Germain-des-Prés? This artwork, made of bronze, had been offered by the Spanish master to the city of Paris in 1959 as a tribute to his beloved friend and supporter the French poet Guillaume Apollinaire who died from Spanish flu in 1918 and it represents his lover Dora Maar, a talented surrealist photographer - whom he put in Café Les Deux Magots in 1935, just in front of the church. Their passionate love story started just after they met...

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Le Paris d'Emile -L’atelier de Joël Robuchon

Emile's Paris -Joël Robuchon's workshop

L’atelier de Joël Robuchon in Saint-Germain-des-prés is always a good idea! It's delicious, it's cozy, it's a treat! The staff is very nice. And the sommelier fantastic! And it's very close to Emilie Marcelle's Parisian boutique located 46 rue de Verneuil.

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Le Paris d’Emilie-Delacroix Garden

The Paris of Emilie-Delacroix Garden

Delecroix museum is certainly one of the best kept secrets in Paris, a heaven of peace in the heart of the left bank! When the French romantic painter received the commission of a chapel's decoration in Saint Sulpice church on left bank, he was living in New Athens district, on right bank, a fashionable area for artists and intellectuals but located in the north of the city. He wanted then to settle down closer to this new project and was looking for both an apartment and workshop. His color merchant suggested him this apartment on first floor in Saint Germain...

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Le Paris d’Emilie-Museé Delacroix

The Paris of Emilie-Musée Delacroix

Red, the color of passion and romanticism by excellence, is the perfect hue to match Frederic Villot's Sardanapale, tribute to the masterpiece by Delacroix in the Louvre, for whom “the first virtue of a painting is to be a feast for the eyes.” Delacroix liked fashion and paid attention to his style as a true dandy, as we can see in this copy of his self-portrait by Hippolyte-Charles Gaultron exhibited in Delacroix museum. We remember then, in front of this painting, these words by Baudelaire: “Beautiful as a tiger”! Yes indeed, the French romantic master who was famous for his...

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