Alphonse de Gisors
Henri-Alphonse de Gisors (1796–1861) was a 19th-century French architect. His major work is his extension of Salomon de Brosse and Jacques Lemercier's Palais du Luxembourg between 1836 and 1841 - in 1835 he added a new facade overlooking the Luxembourg Gardens, and in 1836 he extended the lateral façades into the gardens in the same style as the side facing the gardens, creating a new wood-panelled Chamber of Sessions on the first floor. He also restored the arms of France and of the Medici on the fountain in the gardens, and created a 50m long rectangle of water bounded by an alley of plane trees. His work there was completed by Delacroix.
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