Les Petits Ventres (The Small Stomachs) is a restauarant in the 'Butcher's' district of Old Limoges. One of its specialities apparently is tripe. The building dates from the 15th Century.
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deblink (2548) 2006-11-22 5:20
I really do enjoy looking at photos of shop fronts and yours is very nice indeed. The flowers in the window boxes look superb. Very nice. Thank you for sharing.
wolf38 (31296) 2006-11-22 8:40
Hello Stephen. No beautiful motive escapes your watchful view. The old house has an interesting mixture from stone and framework. The front is very beautiful to regard. A further photographic document well taken and worth seeing. Many greetings, Wolfgang.
maltese (22901) 2006-11-22 9:47
Très belle facade médiévale amusante avec ses fenêtres disymétriques au premier étage. Belle lumière et belle textures, mais c'est comme d'habitude !!
kermit350 (9016) 2006-11-22 15:21
Hello Stephen, this frontage is preserved perfectly, each one of it is house with their personality and their charm makes the beauty of many picturesque place in France, knowing that these artisanal constructions mixing stones of country and wood sides and cob for their construction and maintains to them, a large effort was surely necessary to maintain it or restore them in this state, superb photo for excellent made graphic and a development of the timeless forms, sincerely ..................Bonjour Stephen, cette façade est parfaitement conservée, chacune de c’est maison avec leur personnalité et leur charme font la beauté de nombreux endroit pittoresque en France, sachant que ces constructions artisanales mélangeant pierres de pays et pans de bois et torchis pour leur construction et leur entretient, un gros effort a été sûrement nécessaire pour la maintenir ou les restaurer dans cet état,
superbe photo pour un excellent rendu graphique et une mise en valeur des formes intemporelles, bien amicalement
ptibelo (3380) 2006-11-22 16:47
Le nom du restaurant est sympa...et avec en plus une belle architecture.
Gerrit (52099) 2006-11-22 17:50
beautiful old house and well handled strong light.
jemaflor (100085) 2006-11-23 5:29
good light and good frame to show this traditionnal house of the old town of limoges, good sharpness to see details, tfs.
mrcrow (3993) 2006-11-23 8:48
this is one of the best...not so much sky here and loads of upfront detail..the contrasts of stone and wood is pleasant and blends well
i expect they are fairly new windows and doors but blend in quite well..chimney could be blown away..:) cloning that is
cheers and thanks
amaryllis (37039) 2006-11-24 2:54
très belle photo de cette maison à colombages, belles couleurs et bonne incitation pour ce restaurant
vinicio (23423) 2006-11-27 8:35
Beautiful old architecture of this wonderful house, full of colors and very nice, well seen and done, compliments.
PixelTerror (0) 2006-11-27 8:44
LOL love the name of the restaurant, although I have to say it is not a very motivating one to enter the place, with "Les gros ventres" I'd step in at once ;-)
I like the architecture, lovely old houses and I'd not spontaneously imagine to find such style in Limoges, the light is pleasant on the house and the modern door/windows add a contrasting touch to the much older half timbered facade, Just pity you cut the chimney. A nice add to this picture would be to shoot it just as somebody enters the restaurant.
Have a nice day,
chrisnet (23046) 2006-11-28 4:00
These facade are very nice with the flowers, good choice of the vertical format,good light also, it's very well seen and composed.
marknunnerley (2780) 2006-11-28 7:58
That looks like it's about to crumble and fall. Great building. Makes you want to go in for a meal. Nice shot Stephen.
Giorgio (11279) 2006-11-30 9:37
- Les petits ventres before Les gros ventres after ! Nice composition with this typical old restaurant, well done!
ArisT (283) 2006-12-02 11:46
Another very good picture of old buildings. I do enjoy these and despite the fact that i've been twice in Limoges i didn't spot this one...
Your point of view is nice focusing on the whole of the building. It's a shame that the youngsters have used some soort of graffity on the wall on the left of the picture. Maybe you can 'erase' those?
Didi (60590) 2010-02-04 11:17
Nice old town house, cery good lights ambiance.
I am going to spent a couple of days in Limoges in the begining of march, for work, but I hope for a good weather to make some picture there.
thebest (4276) 2012-11-22 4:00
Wonderful colours the honey coloured timber against the black timber & natural stone walls looks really nice.
The day is beautiful which provided good light & sunshine on the pretty flowers in the window boxes.
Very good Perspective - excellent clarity a really lovely image.