Preliminary Design for the Salon d'Angle at the Palais Royal, Paris, France

Gilles-Marie Oppenordt1719–20

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

The sectional elevation shows a two-storied chamber, the second story indicated by a balcony. Roof construction is also shown.The design continues to the left with the outlines of a roof and the elevation of a wall, showing a dado and an entablature with brackets, and toward the lower right a section of the substructure. Details of interior include fireplace and mantle with candelabra, a large mirror, sculptures in niches, and richly ornamented walls. Remnant of a framing line at bottom edge.


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