Decoration Convenable Pour Une Grande Galerie


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Artist: de Neufforge, Jean-Francois

Title or Name: Decoration Convenable Pour Une Grande Galerie

Plate Number: 3

Publication: Recueil elementaire d’architecture

Date Published: 1757-1768, Paris

Medium: Copperplate Engraving

Paper: Laid, watermarked

Condition: Toning in margins, slight soiling, otherwise Excellent

Paper Size: 16″ x 10″

Plate Mark: 14-1/4″ x 9″

Includes: Brief Artist Biography

ID #: P 4669

Prints from this publication are Quite Rare

Fine Antique Architectural Engraving

Jean-Francois de Neufforge was a Flemish architect and engraver. He produced his great work, the “Recueil elementaire darchitecture”, 1757-68, as a pattern book containing 900 architectural engravings, which he both designed and engraved the majority of himself. The engravings are a comprehensive series of architectural studies of facades, floorplans, doors, columns, vases, stairways, fireplaces, fences, and other 18th-century French details. This publication, which was used extensively as a sourcebook throughout the 18th century, illustrates virtually every type of building then known and covers diverse topics such as interior decoration, gardens, and construction methods. His designs draw on both antiquity and High Renaissance and included models for the most modest to the aristocratic patron.

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