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Dessiner pour bâtir. Le métier d’architecte au XVIIe siècle

Through a selection of almost 200 works and rare documents, the exhibition "Dessiner pour bâtir. Le métier d'architecte au XVIIe siècle" examines the social, cultural and artistic importance of the figure of the modern architect in France, from Henri IV's era to Louis XIV's. How did one become an architect? How was a building built? What functions had drawing in the conception of a building? The are some of the questions that the exhibition tries to answer.
Relevant research areas: Western Europe, Baroque

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