A presentation of about a hundred drawings and plans from the State Secretariat collection.
“Among the dozens of dossiers delivered every day to the Emperor’s cabinet, many were accompanied by plans, drawings or maps specially made to assist the the Head of State’s decision-making. Some of these documents are signed by the greatest names in art and architecture of the time, such as the painters David and Isabey, the engraver Denon and the architects Fontaine and Valadier, to name but the most famous”.
Location: Hôtel de Soubise, Salle des Gardes
CATALOGUE (published 4 March 2021)
Musée des Archives nationales – Hôtel de Soubise site
60 rue des Francs-Bourgeois, 75003 Paris
Telephone: +33 (0)11 40 27 60 96
Connaissance des Arts magazine is a partner of this exhibition.
The Maison Chaumet is a partner of this exhibition.