Grove Park, Budbrooke, Warwickshire, England
This cross-section of a building allows a unique view into a French royal wedding. The partiers are dressed in costume and dance in the Parisian town hall. No expense was spared in the lavish celebration, from flowers to drinks to the elaborate false ceiling painted to look like the sky.
Inscription: upper center in black: J. F. BLONDEL
Medium: pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, and watercolor with gouache, over graphite
Dimensions: Sheet: 42.9 x 69.5 cm (16 7/8 x 27 3/8 in.); Secondary Support: 53.9 x 89.6 cm (21 1/4 x 35 1/4 in.)
Credit Line: Bequest of Muriel Butkin
Accesion Number: 2008.408
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