This was painted after many reference pics and lots of visits – which meant cafe au lait from all angles. Being in the Marais I passed here every day on my way home. This corner had it all. Cafes,-The-Marais,-Paris-At least as a painter, I like seeing what seems to capture the essence of ‘French.’ Oh you know, the baguettes, velibs, poodles,  the sounds of language spoken and the certainty with which the Parisians go about their business, including the art of being in a cafe.

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