ELEVATION DE LA FACE DE LORANGE DE VERSAILLES

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Jules Hardouin-Mansart

Artist's Biography

Elevation de la face de Lorange de Versailles

Copper plate engraving c.1688
Two sheets, not joined. Plate size 15 7/8 x 24 1/2" Overall if joined, 15 7/8 x 49" (40.4 x 124.5 cm)
Good condition save for soft crease in lower right corner of left sheet. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 99996
Price: $500.00
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The facades surrounding the citrus gardens at Versailles.

Julianus Harduinus Mansart, Eques, et primus Regis Architrctus, Inveint. I.Bb. Nolin Sculptsit 1688. The Orangery sits below the Palace is one of Jules Hardouin-Mansart's crowning achievements, demonstrating his talent as a great architect Jules Hardouin-Mansart (1646 - 1708). French Baroque architect and builder whose major work included the Place des Victoires (1684–1690); Place Vendome (1690); the domed chapel of Les Invalides (1690), and the Grand Trianon of the Palace of Versailles. He was the great-nephew of the famous architect Francois Mansart (1599-1666), from whom he learnt architecture. His monumental work was designed to glorify the reign of Louis XIV of France.
18th-19th Century Subjects , architectural

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