Archive for the tag 'Lucerne'

There is no foreign land; it is only the traveler that is foreign.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Albert Einstein

20 Comments CherryPie on Feb 16th 2014

Just before we depart from Lucerne and move onto Christmassy things I will show you St Peter’s Chapel which is the last place we visited on our day of departure.

St Peter’s Chapel is a Lucerne landmark and of considerable historical importance. It is Lucerne’s oldest church and was built in 1178 when a priest was [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 20th 2013

The Rosengart Collection (property of a foundation established by Angela Rosengart in 1992) has been accessible to the public in its entirety – f0r the first time ever – since March 2002. The collection, which comprises some 220 works and focuses primarily on French painting from 1870 to the 20th century, is presented over an [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 19th 2013

The Bourbaki Panorama is the best example I have seen of this type of artwork.

The 112 x 10 m large-scale panorama depicts the French Army of the East under General Bourbaki crossing the border into Switzerland and being disarmed in February 1871. The picture is complimented by 21 figures that tell the soldiers’ story.  Sound [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Dec 18th 2013

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