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Chapelle de St. François Xavier

Chapel of St. Francis Xavier
Artist: Jean Marie Jourdan (active 19th century) Primary
Artist: Jean Baptiste Marie Bury (active 19th century) Engraver
Artist: Jean Marie Jourdan (active 19th century) Designer
Date: 1853
19th century
Dimensions: 12 x 9 in. (30.48 x 22.86 cm)
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Engraving on paper
Credit Line: Museum purchase, 2017
Accession Number: 2017.21.01
This work is not currently on view

At lower left, "Jourdan del[ineavit]," or "Jourdan drew this," and at lower right, "Bury scul[psit]," or "Bury engraved this."

"Église de Jésus, à Rome / Chapelle de St. François Xavier" identifies this as the Chapel of St. Francis Xavier in the Church of the Gesù, the mother church of the Jesuit order. This engraving appeared in an 1853 book published by Jules Gailhabaud entitled Monuments anciens et modernes : collection formant une histoire de l'architecture des différents peuples à toutes les époques.


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