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Château d'Anet, bird's eye view of the château; monumental gateway in the foreground leading to main courtyard, with courtyard with fountain on either side; on the left the game court and the stables, at the back the formal garden, and the orangery in the right background
Pen and black ink with grey wash; on vellum
- Production date
- 1570 (c)
Height: 507 millimetres
Width: 749 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of twelve drawings (on six sheets) on the Château d'Anet drawn by Du Cerceau for this album; see 1972,U.793 for comment on whole series.
For further comment on Anet see 1972,U.886 and Boudon/Mignot, 'Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau', Paris 2010, pp.204-213.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1984, BM, 'Master Drawings & Watercolours in the British Museum', no. 113
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Printed Books.
- Prints and Drawings
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