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Eiffel Tower, Paris II - French Landscape Painting

Eiffel Tower, Paris II

You say it's an absolute beauty and one of the first things you must see in Paris?  Rather, you are of the opinion that it's such an eyesore you can't stand it?  There seems to be two kinds of visitors to Paris when it comes to their opinions about the Eiffel Tower.  Whether you take one side over the other (or fall somewhere in between), wouldn't you agree that Paris wouldn't be the same without it?

Weighing 10,100 tons, soaring 324 meters tall, it is a massive structure, and I must say that getting an up-close-and-personal look at the 250,000-square-meter surface of the fine iron lattice work is awe-inspiring.

"For my part I believe that the Tower will possess its own beauty.  Are we to believe that because one is an engineer, one is not preoccupied by beauty in one's constructions, or that one does not seek to create elegance as well as solidity and durability?  Is it not true that the very conditions which give strength also conform to the hidden rules of harmony? "  -- Gustave Eiffel, designer of the Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower, Paris II

Media: Original watercolor on paper
Image Size: 8.25 x 11.5 inches (21 x 29 cm)
Frame/Mat: No

Purchase: Sold

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4 Responses to Eiffel Tower, Paris II - French Landscape Painting

Nilesh Bhagwat
via ktanabefineart.com48 months ago

Wow! Beautiful. It enchants me more since i have seen the Eifel exactly from this spot.

Keiko Tanabe
via ktanabe.fineartstudioonline.com48 months ago

Thank you for your kind comment, Nilesh. I think this is one of the loveliest views of the Eiffel Tower, from this spot. I'm glad this painting reminded you of your recent trip to Paris.

via ktanabe.fineartstudioonline.com41 months ago

I have enjoyed your beautiful paintings and use you as my inspiration to do watercolor. I thank you for work. I wished I could take your classes . Hve you visited Iran yet ...it offers so much to see and paint.

Keiko Tanabe
via ktanabe.fineartstudioonline.com41 months ago

Ray, it's such a pleasure to hear from you. Thank you for your kind words. I do hope my future travels will take me to your country one day.

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