No. 23, designed by Soufflot le Romain in 1775 as a private mansion, became later the dpt of the famous Aubusson tapistry.
Soufflot, whose grandiose plans had been accepted, set to work in 1755.
Soufflot was making feeble efforts to complete Perrault's north front when the Revolution came to arrest his work.
Soufflot was the architect, and his design is one of the happiest of its class.
Soufflot was making feeble efforts to complete Perraults north front when the Revolution came to arrest his work.
In 1771, the statues above the great west doors disappeared when Soufflot began his evil work of widening them.
Paris breathed again; but poor Soufflot, in despair, could not survive so many tragic emotions.