BULLET, Pierre
(b. 1639, d. 1716, Paris)

Hôtel d'Évreux: plan of ground floor

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris

The irregulatory of the site of the Hôtel d'Évreux, of which the street frontage consists only of four out of five bays of the cut-off corner of the Place Vendôme, has provoked a brilliant solution, including a diagonal approach to the courtyard, through a circular porte-cochère. Bulllet has managed to form a symmetrically disposed court, rounded at one end and closed by a portico at the other.

The engraving is from Architecture Française by Pierre Jean Mariette (1694-1774).

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