Location Seen: Palais Garnier, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Artist: Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
French sculptor and painter during the Second Empire under Napoleon III.
(11 May 1827 – 12 October 1875)
Title: La Danse (The Dance)
Original Location: on the main façade" of the Garnier Opera House in Paris.
About: The Palais Garnier, also known as Opéra Garnier, is a 1,979-seat opera house at the Place de l'Opéra in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, France. It was built for the Paris Opera from 1861 to 1875 at the behest of Emperor Napoleon III. It is lavish with sculptures and paintings of the period.
(As part of the "Who Is That Series?" I have photographed works from various places in my travels. This work is one and the information about the work, who made it and for whom as well as much of the background I can find. This allows the digital viewer to see works from a viewpoint they could not enjoy otherwise.