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On display at V&A South Kensington
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Architectural Drawing

c.1685 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Preliminary sketch for painted decoration probably for a drum or building of circular plan in the Great Greenhouse or the Orangery at the Chateau of St. Cloud in France. Colonnade with statues, etc. Before it was a park with mansion, garden, buildings and pond.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
pen, ink and wash
Brief Description
Jacques Rousseau, Preliminary sketch for painted decoration probably for a drum or building of circular plan in the Great Greenhouse or the Orangery at the Chateau of St. Cloud in France. Colonnade with statues, etc. Before it was a park with mansion, garden, buildings and pond. Pen, ink and wash

French School
Physical Description
Preliminary sketch for painted decoration probably for a drum or building of circular plan in the Great Greenhouse or the Orangery at the Chateau of St. Cloud in France. Colonnade with statues, etc. Before it was a park with mansion, garden, buildings and pond.
Dimensions
  • Height: 9.0625in
  • Width: 55.625in
Credit line
From the collection of Francis St. John.
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.
Collection
Accession Number
E.302-1937

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record createdJuly 1, 2009
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