Elevation of the Porte Saint-Antoine, Paris
|Artist/Photographer||Gentilhatre, Jacques (b. 1578)|
|Library Reference||VOS/231 f.79v|
|Subject||Decorative stonework ; Gateways ; Triumphal arches|
NOTES: Replacing the medieval gateway of an arch with four fortified towers, this one was said to have been erected to celebrate Henri III's accession to the throne (1574) or his marriage to Louise de Lorraine (1575). Located by the side of the Bastille it was demolished in1778.
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