"I was a small child when I left that echoing village of the dead. A fortnight after they all died, I was found and taken in by the nuns of Canterbury Abbey. I became what I am—what I used to be—purely because they took me in. I have said many words that bound me to a life in cloister, a life of books and prayer. " -- from the novel SINFUL FOLK
A sculpture by Louise Bourgeois overlooks a bathroom in French architect Jacques Grange's Paris apartment. The bathtub, sink, and faucet are by L'Epi d'Or; the inlaid marble floor is based on a Byzantine pattern, and the chandelier is 19th-century.
Interior design by Nancy Braithwaite Love the black, white and gray scheme --don't miss the drapery and stair runner. #NancyBraithwaite #entry
Reminds of place that I used to take ballet class~ Rococo and Louis XV Antique Style
St. Petersberg. Winter Palace // just picture it, hundreds of years ago, Russian Tsars stared up at the same spot.