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Rouen. - Maison de Diane de Poitiers (House of Diane de Poitiers)
  • Europe
  • Rouen. - Maison de Diane de Poitiers (House of Diane de Poitiers), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Rouen, France
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.415
Description

Facade of Diane de Poitiers house. French Renaissance in style, the facade has four stories, which are decorated with foliated designs. The second and third stories have faux-balustrades. The third story contains roundels with sculpted relief portraits located on each side. A rounded pediment surmounts the window of the top story.