Richard Mique
architect; b. September 18, 1728 (at Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France); d. July 8, 1794.
Mique was a pupil of Jacques Francois Blondel, in Paris. In 1762 he was made chief engineer of the bridges and roads of Lorraine and Barrois. In 1766 Mique went to Paris, and was appointed contr˘leur general of the buildings and gardens of the queen, Marie Antoinette. In 1785 he was appointed premier architecte of Louis XVI. During the French Revolution Mique was suspected of conspiring to liberate the queen. He was condemned, and executed July 8, 1794.

Niccol˛ Salvi, Fontana di Trevi (Rome: 1735-62).

Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Winter Palace (St. Petersburg, Russia: 1754-1762).

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Lapides Capitolini (Rome: 1762), selected plates.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Il Campo Marzio dell'Antica Roma (Rome: 1762), cad collection.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Descrizione e Disegno dell'Emissario del Lago Albano (Rome: 1762), selected plate.




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