(left) Half-elevation of a nniche in an upper storey; (right) half-elevation of a square-headed entrance with three super-imposed pediments

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RIBApix ref no RIBA125269
Artist/PhotographerGentilhatre, Jacques (b. 1578)
Subject Date1600
Image Date1600
Library ReferenceVOS/231 f.67v
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The elements used instead of pilasters to support the pediment above the niche may derive from a motif used by Philibert de l'Orme on the sarcophagi of the entrance gate at Anet.

Subject tags

entrances, decorative stonework, pediments