“I’ve seen you, beauty, and you belong to me now, whoever you are waiting for and if I never see you again, I thought. You belong to me and all Paris belongs to me and I belong to this notebook and this pencil.”
― Ernest Hemingway
marville was an illustrator before taking up photography. his artistry blends well with his eye for the beautiful as well as the gritty.
we went yesterday and for a brief moment i wandered the narrow, winding cobblestone streets, sat in a red wicker cafe chair, gazed at the shadow of the eiffel tower on the ground, and got lost again in the allure of the city of lights.
go see this exhibit. it runs through may 4th.
below are some of my favorites from marville:
and from paris as muse: