Basilica of St Francis, Assisi: detail of a wall painting from the nave

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RIBApix ref no RIBA22337
Artist/PhotographerBouet, Georges (1817-1890)
CountryItaly
CityAssisi
Subject Date1200
Image Date1850
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/261, No.1058
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, colour, patterns, wall paintings