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Hexagonal Raised Platform with an Architecturally-Shaped Canopy

Artist:
Anonymous, French, 16th century
Date:
ca. 1530–40
Medium:
Etching with grey wash
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 6 5/8 × 3 1/16 in. (16.8 × 7.7 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.1094.1
Not on view
Vendor: Christopher Mendez, London
Janet S. Byrne, Suzanne Boorsch, Colta Ives, Mary L. Myers Notable Acquisitions, 1980-1981: Prints and Designs for Architecture and Ornament. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1981, p. 53, ill.

Jean Guillaume, Peter Fuhring Jacques Androuet du Cerceau: un des plus grands architectes qui se soient jamais trouvés en France (Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine, 10 février au 9 mai 2010). Picard, Paris, 2010.



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