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Matthieu-Prosper Morey architectural drawings, ca. 1836-1837.

Morey, Matthieu-Prosper, 1805-1886.

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  • Title:
    Matthieu-Prosper Morey architectural drawings, ca. 1836-1837.
  • Author/Creator: Morey, Matthieu-Prosper, 1805-1886.
  • Creation Date: ca. 1836-1837.
  • Biographical/Historical Note: French architect and town architect from Nancy, France.
  • Physical Desc.: 1 v. ([50] leaves, [3] loose leaves) : pencil, pen and ink, watercolor..
  • Summary: This volume contains 112 architectural drawings of well-known churches (primarily medieval), monuments, and antiquities in Italy. The drawings likely date from Morey's student travels between 1836 and 1837, and include his titles, notes, and measurements. In 1836 Morey traveled to southern Italy and Sicily with Victor Baltard, and in 1836-1837 to Greece and Turkey with Désiré Raoul-Rochette. The volume contains as well drawings by Raoul-Rochette of copies of plates of Pompeian houses.
  • Language: French
  • Form/Genre: Architectural drawings -- France -- 19th century
    Architectural drawings -- Italy -- 19th century
    Sketchbooks -- France -- 19th century
    Sketchbooks -- Italy -- 19th century
  • Subjects: Battistero di San Giovanni (Florence, Italy) Church architecture -- Italy Architecture, Ancient -- Italy Architecture, Medieval -- Italy Tombs -- Italy Italy -- Antiquities Italy -- Buildings, structures, etc
  • Contributors: Rochette, Raoul-, 1789-1854.
  • ID/Accession Number: 87-A802
  • Access/Rights: Restricted. Contact the repository for information regarding access.
  • OCLC Record Number: 79369159
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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