Architectonic whim Charles Louis ClérisseauCharles - Louis Clérisseau is an architect and French painter born in Paris in 1721 and dead in Auteuil in January of the 1820.
Student of Germain Boffrand, he won the Prix de Rome in 1751 and realized a large number of sketches of Italian ancient monuments, very popular and appreciated in England, through Robert Adam,whom he met in Florence. He had worked as an engraver for Francis Bartolozzi, Francis Zucchi and Paul Santini.
Clérisseau accompanies Robert Adam during his Grand Tour and realized the sketches of the Building of Diocleziano in Split.
Its sketches have contributed in creating the fashion of ancient architecture, during the whole Neoclassicism.
He was nominated by Catherine II Architect of the Russian Court and member of the Academy of St. Peterburg.
Nominated Rider of the Légion d'Honneur.
Oil on canvas
Measures: Height 133 cm - Width 118 cm
Author: Charles Louis Clérisseau 1721 - 1820
A Certificate by the Professeur Giancarlo Sestieri will be delivered to the buyer.
Private collection in Rome
Italian federation of Art dealers
click on the thumbnails to enlarge pictures
Request information about this object
Call the dealer +220.127.116.118359 or fill out the form below
Other interesting objects
Bacchus proposes to Arianna the marriage...DETAILS
Claude Guilleminet , French artist , painter of the surroundings of Selins...DETAILS
I would water roses with my tears, to feel the pain of their thorns and the red kiss of their petals...Gabriel Garcia MarquezDETAILS
With his works, De Nittis tells us about his life , restless and free ...DETAILS
Superb picture of J.G. Rosier, oil on panel...DETAILS
Remarkable oil on canvas depicting a beautiful blue-eyed baby, lying on a large red cushion and facing the spectator...DETAILS
Golden curls... landscape on the background, the Infant Jesus shows us his cross...DETAILS
Of notable beauty is the posture of the angel ...DETAILS
French princess who is remembered for her beauty and amours...DETAILS
Her eminent clientele was the reason of her success in Paris...DETAILS
Coming from the Castle of Moncley ..DETAILS
The richness of the costume, the fineness of embroidery ..DETAILS
The use of the toga was reserved exclusively for male Roman citizens , while the slaves and foreigners were not entitled to wear it .DETAILS
From a residence in Provence , a work of great elegance ...DETAILS
From collection of an American fashion designer ...DETAILS
In the scenery of a cave, we see the figure of Saint Jerome standing out in the foreground, depicted as a hermit and facing the cross...DETAILS