Coutances Cathedral: ornamental door hinges and ironwork elevation, details and sections

RIBApix ref no RIBA22287
Artist/PhotographerBouet, Georges (1817-1890)
CountryFrance
CityCoutances
Subject Date1274
Image Date1850
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/259, Normandie No.902
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
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. Coutances Cathedral was completed in 1274.

Subject tags

doors, cathedrals, decorative ironwork