Street in Bucharest

FNI

Features

Theme:
  • Streets & Boulevards
Owner:
MNIR
Type:
  • Engravings
Period:
  • 1800-1849
Material:
  • Paper
Photographer, artist:
Charles Doussault
Date:
1843
Source:
G. Oprescu, Ţările Române văzute de artişti francezi (sec. XVIII-XIX), Editura Cultura Naţională, 1926
Historical Region:
  • Muntenia
Place:
Bucureşti
File Author:
Alexandra Marasoiu

Description

Charles Doussault was one of the drawers who worked, together with Michel Bouquet, at the album entitled Moldovalaque, which was published thanks to Billecocq, the French consul in Wallachia between 1839 and 1846. In 1854 Doussault published in the magazine "Illustration" an article about Dobruja, where he lived for several years, during two of which he suffered from fever. In 1843 he was in Bucharest, where he was entrusted with making an album containing 10 watercolours depicting the voyage of Prince Albert of Prussia. Some of them, which were reproduced on wood engravings, are found in the Moldovalaque Album, while others were exhibited at the Art Salon in Paris.