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Architectural drawing
  • Architectural drawing
    Rousseau, Jacques, born 1630 - died 1693
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Architectural drawing

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    c.1685 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rousseau, Jacques, born 1630 - died 1693 (architect)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen, ink and wash

  • Credit Line:

    From the collection of Francis St. John.

  • Museum number:

    E.302-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 33, box R

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.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

c.1685 (made)

Artist/maker

Rousseau, Jacques, born 1630 - died 1693 (architect)

Materials and Techniques

pen, ink and wash

Dimensions

Height: 9.0625 in, Width: 55.625 in

Descriptive line

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

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.

Materials

Pen and wash

Techniques

Architectural drawing

Categories

Architecture; Drawings; Designs; Wall coverings; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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