Hotel Lambert, Ile Saint Louis, Paris: the Galerie d'Hercule

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25527
Architect/DesignerLe Brun, Charles (1619-1690)
Le Sueur, Eustache (1617-1655)
Le Vau, Louis (1612-1670)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryFrance
CityParis
Subject Date1644
Image Date1960
ViewInterior
StyleBaroque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/EHS/161 (ES7039)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This town house, built for the financier Jean-Baptiste Lambert, was designed by Louis Le Vau. Eustache le Sueur and Charles Le Brun were responsible for the interior decoration, notably the Galerie d'Hercule.

Subject tags

riverside buildings, interior decoration, Furniture, halls, town houses, frescoes