Signed letter, paris, 21 floréal an ix (May 11, 1801), to the Minister of Finance (martin-michel gaudin), 1 page and a half folio, headed government palace with the very rare and beautiful vignette of the buildings symbolizing architecture. "Memoirs of the work done for the installation of the government at the palace of the Tuileries"."Percier et fontaine, architects of the government palace, at the Ministry of Finance. For receiving the documents relating to the complaint of mr. Delugo, before the Spanish consul, whose object is the refund of the price of the furniture, which he has ceded to General Lasne, we will, according to your orders, send them to the estate management, for which provision is made for this payment in accordance with the ordinance of 4 Vendemiaire. We have the honor to address to you that the commission charged with the final settlement of the memorials of the works made for the installation of the government at the palace of the Tuileries; has given us, we add an additional statement that this commission has given us in relation to the buildings.
Pl fountain and charles percier. Fontaine, in 1799, thanks to the painter jacques-louis david, acquainted with Josephine Beauharnais and Napoleon Bonaparte. Appointed in 1800 architect of the disabled, he became in the company of percier, government architect. Under the consulate, they perfected the drawing of the façades of the rue de rivoli. They interacted, notably with the Louvre, the Tuileries, the Malmaison Castle, and they drew the carousel larc in commemoration of the Dausterlitz battle.
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