BLONDEL, Jacques-François
(b. 1705, Rouen, d. 1774, Paris)

Exterior view

1764
Engraving
Cathédrale Saint-Étienne, Metz

The west portal of Metz Cathedral was designed by Jacques-François in 1764. It was replaced in 1887. The nineteenth-century engraving shows the Neo-classical west façade before the Neo-Gothic replacement in 1887.