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Louvre, Paris: the east facade under construction showing the scaffolding and machinery used to raise the stonework of the pediment

RIBApix ref no RIBA16777
Architect/DesignerLe Vau, Louis (1612-1670)
Perrault, Claude (1613-1688)
Artist/PhotographerLe Clerc, Sebastien (1637-1714)
CountryFrance
CityParis
Subject Date1680
Image Date1677
ViewExterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.a.33/17(2)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Cabinet du roi, Plans, elevations et vues des chasteaux du Louvre et des Tuileries (Paris, 1727), 2nd unnumbered plate

Subject tags

museums, construction sites, palaces, scaffolding, cranes