Napoleon’s ( Apartment ) Complex
( Day 20 - 06.23.14 - The Louvre Museum, Napoleon’s Apartment Exhibit )
I am a sucker for red and gold. Which is probably why the Richielieu Wing was probably the highlight of our visit to the Louvre. Can you even deny the beauty of this place?
Keep in mind that the Louvre Palace was in fact a former Palace. So there was rooms that recall its previous function, but also an entire section which has been either kept or restored to the look of its function as the Emperor Napoleon’s apartments. We lingered here for quite some time in the large drawing room to admire and almost gawk at its golden walls and plush red furniture. There were chandeliers large and small hanging from a painted ceiling depicting heavenly matters. Every time I feel like I’ve seen what French Luxury is, I get surprised by a whole new level of decadence and extravagance!
Ah, Paris.. How you astound me!