Chayette & Cheval will auction next 24 April the intact documentation library and photo collection of the French Architect Jules Pellechet (1829-1903).
Jules was the son of the architect Auguste Pellechet (1789-1871), and a former student of the École polytechnique and the École des Beaux-Arts (promotion of 1850, prof: Abel Blouet). Architect at large of the Artillery technical division in the French Ministry of War, Jules Pellechet became a member of the French Society of Architects in 1869, and a Knight of the Legion of Honor in 1899.
« I have an atrocious hunger, and I finish my letter, kissing you all and you (her sister Marie Pellechet) in particular. Tell grandma that her 300 francs have been spent to buy photographs, which combined with my sketches, will provide me famous memories. Farewell then, I hope it is called mail reply by mail!” Rome, 30 January 1857.
PWT 13-2017 The Pellechet Collection
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