Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Architectural Drawing for a Chapel and Hospital

de la Maire (French, 18th century)
Destouches (Paris)
Artist and architect:
Anonymous, French, 18th century
ca. 1767
Etching counterproof and wash
14 3/16 x 9 15/16 in. (36.1 x 25.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: In pen, lengthy inscription by the architect (?).
Vendor: August J. Fries
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