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Dessein des bains a bastir au bout des Jardins du Chasteau de Maisons de L'invention du S.r Marot. / I. Marot fecit.

Jean Marot, 1619?-1679, artist, architect, printmaker.

[Paris] : [unknown publisher]., [1686]

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  • Title:
    Dessein des bains a bastir au bout des Jardins du Chasteau de Maisons de L'invention du S.r Marot. / I. Marot fecit.
  • Author: Jean Marot, 1619?-1679, artist, architect, printmaker.
  • Contributor: George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820, former owner.;
    George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830, donor.
  • Subjects: Chateaux; Fountains; Maisons-Laffitte (France) -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800; France -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800; Etchings -- 1680-1690; Views
  • Publication Details: [Paris] : [unknown publisher]., [1686]
  • Language: French
  • Identifier: System number: 004885265
  • Notes: View of the ornate fountains and grottoes at the Château de Maisons, the structure consisting of a terrace with small fountains spaced along the balustrade with other fountains set into the niches of the wall below and an artificial pond below with a large central fountain and swimmers in the water, others fountains spaced along the edge, the gardens beyond with elegant parterres and the chateau in the distance. A plan below with swimmers in the water and the central fountain.
    Illustration to the post-humous Le Grand Marot [L’Architecture françoise, 1686].
    Titled 'Dessein des Bains à bastir au bout des Jardins du Chasteau à Maisons: par I. Marot.' in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.
    Citation/references note: British Museum, Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829
  • Physical Description: 1 print : etching ; platemark 34.2 x 47.8 cm
  • Copy Note: Ownership: Part of King George III's Topographical Collection. Donated to the nation by George IV.
    Ownership: Copy at Maps K.Top.66.6.h. Part of King George III's Topographical Collection. Donated to the nation by George IV.
  • Obsolete shelfmark: K.66.6.h.
  • Shelfmark(s): Cartographic Items Maps K.Top.66.6.h.
  • UIN: BLL01004885265

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