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Charles-Edouard Isabelle drawings of ancient sites in Italy, 1826-1827

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Finding aid for the Charles-Edouard Isabelle drawings of ancient sites in Italy, 1826-1827

Title: Charles-Edouard Isabelle drawings of ancient sites in Italy
Dates: 1826-1827
Number: 900096
Creator/Collector: Isabelle, Charles-Edouard, 1800-1880
Extent: 10.0 linear feet (6 boxes)
Abstract: The collection comprises 163 drawings made by the French architect Charles-Edouard Isabelle (1800-1880) during his travels to Italy and Croatia between 1826 and 1827. Most drawings are of Pompeii. Also present are drawings of other ancient Roman sites in the Campania and in Pula, Croatia, as well as drawings of medieval architecture in Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, and Umbria. Drawings document floor plans, cross sections, elevations, and detailed renderings of architectural decoration.
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Language: Collection material is in French
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Isabella Zuralski.


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