When I was at Père Lachaise Cemetery taking a photo of Oscar Wilde’s tomb I walked around a bit taking photos of other tombs.
The sun was about an hour from setting and there was great winter light.
This pretty stained glass madonna was in a tomb right behind Wilde’s.
This was on a tomb right next to Wilde’s. I didn’t check out the person but it looks like he was a writer for magazines or papers maybe.
I wish the figure had been in the sun. Sort of spooky in a way.
This is Victor Noir who has become a fertility symbol. Women rub his mouth and his “privates” and leave flowers hoping to have a baby. He was shot in a duel by a relative of Napoleon III in a dispute over an article in a newspaper that Noir had written.
The view from the end. He looks all dressed for the opera, top hat and all.