Étienne-Sulpice Hallet

(c. 1760—1825)

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(c. 1760–1825).

French architect, he settled in the USA from 1786, and from 1793 supervised the building of the Capitol in Washington, DC, to Thornton's designs, which he modified slightly in building, but was dismissed in 1794 and succeeded by Hadfield.

Art Studies, i (1923), 76–92;G. Brown (1970);Dictionary of American Biography (1932);Padover (ed.) (1946)

Subjects: Architecture.

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