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Portrait de la Maison Royale de Fontaine Belleau

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    1614 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lasne, Michel, born 1590 - died 1667 (engraver)
    Francini, Alessandro (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Warren

  • Museum number:

    E.3409-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case FF, shelf 1, box A(I)

Physical description

An engraving depicting a birds-eye view of the Palace of Fontainebleau and its gardens.

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

1614 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Lasne, Michel, born 1590 - died 1667 (engraver)
Francini, Alessandro (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Michael asinius sculpsit'
Signed

'Alexander francini florentinus figurauit 1614 Cum preuilegio regis.'
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 in, Width: 18.375 in

Descriptive line

Print by Michel Lasne after Alexandre Francini, 'Portrait de la Maison Royale de Fontaine Belleau', engraving, France, 1614

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Palace; Gardens

Categories

Prints; Gardens & Gardening; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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