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Porte Cochere, from Book of Portes Cocheres and Church Doors (Livre de Porte Cochere, et Porte d'Église...), Plate 3

Artist:
G. Feuillet (French, about 1675)
Publisher:
Nicolas Bonnart (ca. 1637–1718)
Date:
ca. 1675
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 11 3/4 × 8 3/4 in. (29.8 × 22.3 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(3)
Not on view
Plate 3 of a series of six plates representing portes cocheres and church doors. This design is characterized by a double door within a segmental arch. In the octogonal space at the top of the door are crowns on decorative vegetal stems. In the space below are shells with laurel branches. Further below are rectangular frames. Between the doors is a faux trumeau in the form of a column covered in leaves and surmounted by a putti mascaron.
Inscription: From left to right and top to bottom: 'Chez N. Bonnart, ruë S.t Iacques, à l'aigle, auec priuil'; '1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 / Echelle de huict pieds.'; 'Porte Cochere.'
Donor: Estate of Ogden Codman, Jr.
Guilmard 1880, p.111; SKB 1939, nr. 3859
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