Two elevations: (top) single-storey pavilion with an oeil-de-boeuf lucarne above and single-storey wing with similar lucarnes; (below) elevation of a building on a rusticated base with pavilion at left with high-pitched roof (drawn as a plane elevation), central door approached by steep flight of steps flanked by stone panels, rusticated half-windows above the string course, single-storey wing at right with balustrade and terrace above (see RIBA1

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RIBApix ref no RIBA125197
Artist/PhotographerGentilhatre, Jacques (b. 1578)
CountryFrance
Subject Date1600
Image Date1600
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/231 f.40v
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: It is probable that the group of drawings ff.38v-42v (RIBA125169-RIBA125175, RIBA125196-RIBA125197) derives from original drawings made by du Cerceau and in his atelier.

Subject tags

country houses, stairs, decorative stonework