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Abbey (basilica) of St Sernin, Toulouse: study of a carved doorway capital incorporating carved lions

RIBApix ref no RIBA21817
Artist/PhotographerBouet, Georges (1817-1890)
CountryFrance
CityToulouse
Subject Date1100
Image Date1850
ViewExterior
StyleRomanesque
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/257 Drawing No.545 (Languedoc)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: In addition to being a landscape and architectural painter, lithographer and archaeologist, Bouet was also appointed Inspecteur de la Societe Francaise d'Archeologie. This drawing is one of a number of topographical studies and details of French, German, Italian and Swiss medieval architecture executed by him between around 1850 and 1865.

Subject tags

churches, sculpture, capitals, decorative stonework, abbeys