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Book of Portes Cocheres and Church Doors (Livre de Porte Cochere, et Porte d'Église...), Plate 1

Artist:
G. Feuillet (French, about 1675)
Publisher:
Nicolas Bonnart (ca. 1637–1718)
Date:
ca. 1675
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 11 13/16 × 8 3/4 in. (30 × 22.2 cm) Sheet: 12 15/16 × 9 9/16 in. (32.8 × 24.3 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Ogden Codman, 1951
Accession Number:
51.644.136(1)
Not on view
Plate 1 of a series of six plates representing portes cocheres and church doors. This design is characterized by a double door with a acanthus frieze at the top, round medallions over winged mascarons. Under those mascarons are rectangular frames.
Signature: 'jnuenté et dessiné. / Par G. Feuillet.'

Inscription: From left to right and top to bottom: '1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8'; 'Echelle de huict pieds.'; 'AParis chez N. Bonnart, ruë St Iacques, à l'aigle'; 'auec priuil'; 'Liure de Porte Cochere, et Porte d'Eglise, de la derniere mode, jnuenté et dessiné. / Par G. Feuillet.'
Estate of Ogden Codman, Jr.; Donor: Estate of Ogden Codman, Jr.
Guilmard 1880, p.111; SKB 1939, nr. 3859
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