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Château de Chenonceau, bird's eye view of the grounds with the château, river, formal gardens, parkland; towards the North, in the lower part of the drawings, the planned gardens
Pen and black ink with grey wash, touched with watercolour; on vellum
- Production date
- 1570 (c)
Height: 515 millimetres
Width: 752 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of six drawings (on five sheets) on the Château de Chenonceau drawn by Du Cerceau for this album; see 1972,U.793 for comment on whole series.
For further comment on Chenonceau see 1972,U.865 and Boudon/Mignot, 'Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau', Paris 2010, pp.190-197.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2010 Feb-May, Paris, Palais de Chaillot, Androuet du Cerceau
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Printed Books.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number