Plan du Rezdechaussee De l'Abbayé Royale de S. Andre En Gouffern Ordre de Citaux a...

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Manuscript plan of the Abbaye de Saint-Andre-de-Gouffern close to Falaise, Normandy. Created around 1730.

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Plan manuscrit de l'Abbaye de Saint-André-en-Gouffern à La Hoguette, Calvados.
Important manuscript map of the Abbey Saint-André-en-Gouffern in La Hoguette, Calvados.

Large, impressive and highly detailed manuscript plan of the Cistercian Monastery Saint-André-de-Gouffern, La Hoguette close to Falaise in the Calvados, Normandy. The drawing is executed very skilfully. All trees in the garden, the forests and all objects have shades and appear three-dimensional. The garden shows several fountain, even at some walls individual stones are visible.

The plan was created during the first half of the 18th century, while Marquis d'Albergotti headed the Abbey. Top left a skilful arrow shows the direction to the north. To the lower right a beautiful title cartouche with coat of arms, horses, Putti and a key specifies the buildings and places. Black ink on paper, coloured in red, blue and two green tones. Old mounted on linen.

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CartographerAnonymous
TitlePlan du Rezdechaussee De l'Abbayé Royale de S. Andre En Gouffern Ordre de Citaux a Monseigneur le Marquis d'Albergotti. Abbe Commendeur de la dite Abbaye Baron de Montgommery & Renvoy
Publisher, Yearcirca 1730
Plate Size55.0 x 74.0 cm (21.7 x 29.1 inches)
Sheet Size58.0 x 76.5 cm (22.8 x 30.1 inches)

Condition

Some worm holes, upper centrefold backed, a tear right to centrefold and a few small tears in margin backed. Occasional light marginal soiling or spotting.

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Manuscript plan of the Abbaye de Saint-Andre-de-Gouffern close to Falaise, Normandy. Created around 1730.

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