Did you know?
The canons of beauty in the time of the Renaissance were the following. Three white things: skin, teeth, hands; three blacks: the eyes, the eyebrows, the eyelids; three reds: lips, cheeks, nails; three long ones: the body, the hair, the hands; three short ones: teeth, ears, feet; three narrow: the mouth, the waist, the entrance of the foot; three big ones: the arms, the thighs, the big of the leg and three small ones: the nipple, the nose, the head
" Painting is a poetry that is seen instead of feeling and poetry is a painting that feels rather than seeing itself. "
Renaissance near Paris
The National Museum of the Renaissance located in the castle of Ecouen will delight all lovers of these arts with an impressive collection of paintings and objects.