Two entrances in half-elevation: (left) round-headed rusticated entrance with Doric pilaster and frieze, broken triangular pediment enclosing tablet with curved pediment; (right) entrance with steps, broken pediment supported by male figure

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RIBApix ref no RIBA125191
Architect/DesignerAndrouet du Cerceau, Jacques (fl. 1549-1584)
Artist/PhotographerGentilhatre, Jacques (b. 1578)
Subject Date1549
Image Date1600
Library ReferenceVOS/231 f.50v
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The drawing at the right is directly copied from one in the album of ‘Architectural and other designs’ by Jacques I Androuet du Cerceau (B3 025 A06) in the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York.This curious figure occurs in the Hotel de Vieux Raisin, Toulouse.

Subject tags

entrances, decorative stonework