Of the Ch teau de Villers Cotterets Oppenord also carried out
important church commissions among them the completion of the church of church commissions among them the completion of the church of Sulpice in Paris A talented draughtsman he published two books of his ngraved designs Text in FrenchPeter Fuhring is an art historian specialising in the study of architectural ornaments and decorative arts He works at the Fondation Custodia in Paris Jean G rard Castex is a curator of the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Mus du Louvre Paris where he is in charge of print.
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a throrough Of interest to art historians and architectural historians and to scholars who study Rome the Baroue and the survival of the "Antiue in modern Europe Nicknamed the French Borromini Gilles Marie Oppenord was born in Paris the son of a royal cabinet "in modern Europe Nicknamed the French Borromini Gilles Marie Oppenord was born in Paris the son of a royal cabinet He was a royal pensioneer at the Academie de France in Rome There he devoted. Much of his studies to Mannerist and Baroue architecture and ornament and the Louvre s carnet acuired in is a testament toby a throrough
this period of intense study Only three sketchbooks of this period surviveperiod of
study Only sketchbooks of this period survive he returned to Paris he was trained as an architect by Jules Hardouin Mansart and he soon became the architect of Philippe II Duke of Orleans later Regent of France for whom he decorated and designed the interiors of the Palais Royal For the reception of the King in he was ntrusted with the restoration and decoration.intense study only