Writer: Eugène Viollet-le-Duc

Sketch from Vézelay from letter to Mérimée

Sketch from Vézelay from letter to Mérimée

By Eugène Viollet-le-Duc

From a letter to Mérimée written in 1843 from Vézelay: You, Sir, who have ceaselessly lived the life of the past, you understand the joy, the secret happiness felt when we can record in our sketchbook some of these forgotten [historical] treasures … but how much more interesting when these… Read More