Saturday, January 16, 2010

Same but Different

Gare St. Lazare still has the same glass ceiling that appears in Claude Monet's iconic paintings. But let's just say that the look today is a bit more prosaic, a bit less atmospheric than 130 years ago. Sigh.


Andrea said...

I love those painting by Monet.

Harriet said...

Yes, those are some of my favorite Monet paintings as well.

Certainly a different 'atmosphere' at the train station now.

Starman said...

I have to admit, as many times as I've been in the area, I've never entered Gare St Lazarre.

Starman said...

Now, that I've thought about it, if one judges by the roof, this looks more like Gare d'Austerlitz;

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