This is Place du Tertre in the 18th Arrondissement in Paris, close to La Basilica du Sacré Cœur in Montmartre. This square is famous for the number of artist that come daily to paint and sell their wares. This location has connections with many famous artists including as Pablo Picasso and Renoir.
Place du Tertre
I spent a very pleasant hour in square looking at various artists work and snapping. When I downloaded this image back in the UK I was a little taken aback by how cross the lady artist looked as she stared straight down my lens, a situation that I was totally unaware of at the time .
It was some time later when enlarging the image for editing purposes that this mystery was solved.
The Note on top of the Easel explains all
Another lesson learned!