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Wednesday, February 28, 2007

On the Street.......Left Bank, Paris

Comments on "On the Street.......Left Bank, Paris"

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:18 AM) : 

This "monsieur" is Marc Fumaroli, a french historian, member of the Academie Francaise (and also of the American Academy of Letters and Arts by the way)

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:35 AM) : 

Is this John Updike? Left bank suits as the location for writers. I like his cap and scarf and complexion.

 

Blogger eric said ... (5:06 AM) : 

Cher Sartorialist,

Great portrait ! I really like the expression of the face and the contrast between the discreet refinement of the 'cachemire'scarf and the gavroche cap, typical popular french style.

 

Blogger Abigail said ... (7:55 AM) : 

Can't wait to be back in Paris {heading there for a week on Saturday}....these shots have got me right in the mood. Thank you!..they are fabulous...

 

Blogger Mae Zetterling said ... (8:04 AM) : 

Those sad eyes make a perfect sight. A perfect sight matches anything.

 

Anonymous Eunice said ... (8:17 AM) : 

His face looks like there's a story to be told, which is the first thing I notice about the picture actually. Very strong facial features. Or it could be the very fine jacket and scarf that falls just right.

 

Blogger whyioughtta said ... (8:27 AM) : 

A gorgeous photo lit like a Vermeer portrait. Beautiful.

 

Blogger Alice Olive said ... (9:14 AM) : 

Love that scarf! So much comes down to the accessories.

 

Blogger Butch said ... (9:20 AM) : 

Though the guy might not warrant a second look on the street, once "composed," his stylishness is evident.

And here's an example of a nearly lost art: choosing the right hat for one's face, head shape and so on....

 

Blogger Se Sentir said ... (9:25 AM) : 

Simple, yet majestic! The colour combination is just marvellous to see.

The scarf is the highlight of the outfit, thank god scarves are back with a force!

 

Blogger savvylondon said ... (10:08 AM) : 

LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE him.

 

Blogger sandman_gr said ... (10:09 AM) : 

Timeless, elegant, gracegul, dignified. Brilliant.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:22 AM) : 

I love the stillness of his face, it's not the botox variety.

 

Blogger Carolina Lange said ... (11:46 AM) : 

He looks fantastic!

 

Blogger vintagent said ... (12:57 PM) : 

Scott, that's a lovely photograph.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:27 PM) : 

I love this man´s look.The scarf, the rides on his face, his seriousness...

 

Blogger Richard said ... (2:50 PM) : 

I went through a major Franco-film obsession a few years ago. Especially movies from the 1930's. This picture reminds me of that period.

If it was B/W, it could be straight out of a Jean Gabin movie.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:36 PM) : 

What kind of scarf is that?

 

Blogger dbod said ... (4:37 PM) : 

cool

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:16 PM) : 

A wonderful photo!

It is indeed the "immortel" Monsieur Fumaroli - here is a link to a page containing his profile from the Academie Francaise website. The photograph there is from his younger days - he looks very distinguished in his academicien attire.

http://www.academie-francaise.fr/immortels/base/academiciens/fiche.asp?param=686

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:27 PM) : 

He looks like he's been thru a lot.

 

Blogger Candid Cool said ... (7:37 PM) : 

what a handsome older gentleman. I like the textures of his hat, scarf, and coat

 

Anonymous madameshawshank said ... (9:56 PM) : 

meltingly exquisite

 

Anonymous Jessica M. said ... (3:01 AM) : 

Beautiful photograph.

The subtle expressions you catch . . .

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:56 AM) : 

and he is also a professor at the very very elitist "Collège de France". A specialist of 17th century litterature and society. He leaves in the "Carré Rive Gauche", the antique dealers area of St Germain des Près : This just tells how much "Left Bank" he is ! The "rive gauche" style is that : be stylish, rather be an artist or intellectual, always casual, and never dressed up nor too "glamorous" (for that go on the right bank !)
Of course this is a cliché... but it's kind of true.

By the way : this is a GREAT blog !

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:29 PM) : 

I like this photo's color

 

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