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Château de Vallery, bird's eye view of the enclosed formal garden with at the back a gallery flanked by two square buildings and in the garden a central canal running into a pond in the foreground
Pen and black ink with grey wash, touched with watercolour; on vellum
- Production date
- 1570 (c)
Height: 514 millimetres
Width: 750 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of five drawings on the Château de Vallery drawn by Du Cerceau for this album; see 1972,U.793 for comment on whole series.
The château was the work of Pierre Lescot and was built in the 1550s. Part of the building survives today.
For further comment see Boudon/Mignot, 'Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau', Paris 2010, pp.96-105
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2017 15 Mar-24 Jul, Paris, Grand Palais, Jardins
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Printed Books.
- Prints and Drawings
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