Entrance elevation of a grotto with a dome open at the top

RIBApix ref no RIBA125152
Artist/PhotographerGentilhatre, Jacques (b. 1578)
CountryFrance
Subject Date1600
Image Date1600
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/231 f.30r
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The building shown is, in many ways, similar to the Nymphaeum at the Chateau of Wideville built after 1630 and influenced by Salomon de Brosse's Fontaine Medicis at the Luxembourg (circa 1620).

Subject tags

garden buildings, domes, grottoes