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Garden of the City of Paris - Expo Paris 1925

Garden of the City of Paris at the Exhibition Expo Paris 1925

Under the auspicious shades, the setting of the Pavilion of the City of Paris, pretty garden motifs set in broad braids of renewed flowers, statues, fountains especially: that of Messrs Roux-Spitz and Martial, a fine needle of pink stone reflected in a round basin; that of M. Loyau's, the swans with a wineskin, a curious pyramid-shaped composition; an arch, by Mrs Germaine Fougère, in coloured cement and carved with figures in bas-relief; the very beautiful frieze by Mrs Heuvelmans: illusions and regret in a very "plein air" style, with a happy effect on the dark decor of the yews

©L'Illustration - 1925