Tavern and Hammock of Love, from Civil Architecture

Lequeu’s design for a guinguette, a tavern devoted to eating, drinking, and cabaret performances, is ornamented with tableware, bottles, and wheels of cheese and has columns shaped like wine barrels. The theme of earthly delights is developed in the plan at right for a hammock inside a lush garden that contains flowers producing the “odor of paradise.”

Jean-Jacques Lequeu (1757–1826)
Tavern and Hammock of Love, from
Civil Architecture, ca. 1810
Pen and black ink, gray and brown wash, watercolor
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Departement des Estampes et de la photographie