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Drawing for Voyages Pittoresque et Romantiques dans l'ancienne France
  • Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc
    1814–1879
    born: Paris, France ; died: Lausanne, France
  • Drawing for Voyages Pittoresque et Romantiques dans l'ancienne France, 1842
  • Where object was made: France
  • graphite, ink, wash
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 44.3 x 20.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17.44 x 8.23 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 50.4 x 32.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 13/16 x 12 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0352
Description

Architectural drawing, Cathedral sculptures in archways, and two frieze scenes near center left and right sides of image. "Province du Dauphine" text in center image. Architectural features very decorative with elaborate columns and patterned surfaces. Shaded with wash for perspective depth. Five figures enthroned along bottom: Christ flanked by two figures on either side.