"Project For A City Hall For Paris C. 1770-1780 - C. Maréchaux"Beautiful public building project called City Hall for the Place Dauphine in Paris.
We can date the project to the 1770s because of its antiquarian character.
Charles Maréchaux was the winner of the first prize for architecture at the Royal Academy in 1755 for a project of sepulchral chapel (whose leaves are preserved at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris).
Inscription: "Section and elevation on the main main courtyard."
Pen and black ink heightened with watercolor.
sheet: 21 cm by 51.5 cm.
Annotated on the back: "Maréchau / student of Gabriel / Project for a Town Hall Place Dauphine in Paris."