Paris has been called “the city of love,” owing to the beautiful architecture, reputation for fine wine and cuisine, history as a center for art, fashion, literature and ideas. It is also called the city of lights (La Ville Lumière) because of it was a central city for new ideas and progressive thought during the period of Enlightenment, but also because it was one of the first cities to install lighting in the street.
Paris has been pictured for centuries and one of the first plans of Paris was published in 1583 by Braun and Hogenberg. Several famous artists have worked and lived in Paris (Montmatre) at some points during their life including Vincent Van Gogh, Picasso, Degas, among others. It also the home of famous venues that are well known for cabarets, including the Moulin Rouge.
Paris City Art sell original plans, views of Paris from as old as 1583, but also panoramic views. We also sell original posters
and prints made during "La Belle Époque", (1890-1914). When you Love Paris and are looking for an original art piece Paris City Art offers you a great choice...