GABRIEL, Ange-Jacques
(b. 1698, Paris, d. 1782, Paris)

Elevation Drawing of the Stage, Versailles Opera House

1760s
Pen and ink wash
Archives Nationales, Paris

The theater at Versailles was completed in 1770. It was designed by Gabriel in consultation with Louis XV.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 2 minutes):
Jean-Philippe Rameau: Castor et Pollux, March