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Androuet du Cerceau
was a family of French
The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...
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s and designers active in the 16th and early 17th century.
- Jacques I Androuet du Cerceau
Jacques I Androuet du Cerceau, born in 1510 in Paris, France and died in 1584 in Annecy was a well-known designer of architecture, ornament, furniture, metalwork and other decorative designs during 16th century, and the founder of the Androuet du Cerceau family. He introduced Renaissance...
- Jean Baptiste Androuet du Cerceau
Jean Baptiste Androuet du Cerceau was a French architect who designed the Pont Neuf , spanning the Seine, Paris, and became supervisor of the royal works under Henri III and Henri IV such as Louvre. Several hôtels particuliers are ascribed to him...
- Jacques Androuet II du Cerceau
Jacques Androuet II du Cerceau, a French architect, the son of Jean Baptiste, , also worked in cooperation with Louis Métezeau designing the Petite Galerie and the Grande Galerie that extended along the bank of the Seine as part of Henri IV's grand project to link the Louvre to the Tuileries...
- Jean Androuet du Cerceau
Jean Androuet du Cerceau, a French architect, the son of Jean Baptiste, , the outstanding Parisian architect of his generation, is known for his hôtels particuliers in Paris...
Du Cerceau's Books on line: http://www.cesr.univ-tours.fr/architectura/Traite/Auteur/Androuet_du_Cerceau.asp