Hertford British Hospital

1836's The Hertford British Hospital
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom
Product Age: 1836's
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Paul Ernest Sanson (1836-1918), Architect. The Hertford British Hospital, Signed with monogram ES., bottom right. Pencil, pen & ink and watercolour on paper. Mounted (No frame)

The building is located at Levallois-Perret in France and ‎ was constructed by the architect Paul-Ernest Sanson for Sir Richard Wallace (1818-1890), a Member of Parliament of Great Britain and Ireland. Sanson was a distinguished French architect who trained in the Beaux-Arts manner. He entered the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris at the age of eighteen, and followed the courses offered by Émile Gilbert. Having received his diploma in 1861, he apprenticed first in the office of Denis-Louis Destors and Charles-Auguste Questel and then with Antoine-Nicolas Bailly, who passed his practice to Sanson when he retired in 1865. Sanson quickly made a grand reputation among aristocrats and the rich haute bourgeoisie for his châteaux and grand Parisian town houses.

Image 13 1/2 in x 20 2/8 in. (34.2 cm x 51.5 cm) Mount 20 3/4 x 27 in. (52.7 cm x 68.7 cm)

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