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Hello everyone,
a small picture of a site that needs no introduction, the Louvre.
We immediately notice that the pyramid of Ieoh Ming Pei, is not really centered on the door that allows the past from "cour Carrée" to "cour Napoléon".

The pyramid was designed by Chinese-American architect Ieoh Ming Pei, on order of President Francois Mitterrand in 1983

The idea of a pyramid in the Louvre courtyard, was described in a booklet, published in 1809 entitled "Memoirs of two major obligations to be met by the French." One such obligation was to take in the courtyard of the Louvre pyramid would be a national monument of gratitude to the Emperor. The author of this book was called Bernard Francis Balssa, he had a son named Honore, who took the name of Balzac.

Good day to you, Dino.

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