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MS Typ 575

Drawings for Voyages pittoresques et romantiques dans l'ancienne France, ca. 1820-1878: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf [Shelved together: MS Typ 575 and 575.1]
Call No.: MS Typ 575
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Voyages pittoresques et romantiques dans l'ancienne France,
Date(s): 1820-1878.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Illustrations for the published series on French architecture by Charles Nodier, Isidore Taylor, and Alphonse de Cailleux.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

69M-97. Purchased with funds from Alfonso A. Ossorio and the Degrand fund; received: 1970 March.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Voyages Pittoresques et Romantiques dans l'Ancienne France, ca. 1820-1878 (MS Typ 515). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Voyages pittoresques et romantiques dans l'ancienne France is a multi-volume series on French architecture, published 1820-1878, by the French novelist and poet Charles Nodier, French author Alphonse de Cailleux, and Belgian-born author and theater administrator Isidore-Justin-Séverin Taylor. Viollet-le-Duc was a French architect and restorer.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by artist.

Scope and Contents

Includes 27 original drawings in pen and ink, pencil, wash, and watercolor for Languedoc and Picardie, two parts of Voyages pittoresques et romantiques dans l'ancienne France, by Alphonse de Cailleux, Charles Nodier, and J. Taylor. Viollet-le-Duc executed 15 drawings; the remaining are by Pharamond Blanchard, Claude Aimé Chenevard, Emile Desmaisons, Joseph Marie Foussereau, Alexandrew Evariste Fragonard, Emil Signol, and Antoine-Jean Weber.

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