MAROT, Jean I
(b. 1619, Paris, d. 1679, Paris)
Hôtel de la Vrillère, Paris1650s
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
François Mansart (1598-1666) received his first recorded commission for a private house in Paris in 1635 from Louis Phelypeaux de la Vrillière, and designed for him what was to be a model for the Parisian hôtel for many decades. The design is shown by the engraving of Marot.