Charles Edward Isabelle
architect; b. February 24, 1800; d. May 1, 1880.
Isabelle was a pupil of Leclère, and at the École des Beaux Arts from 1818 to 1824, and between 1824 and 1828 visited Italy. In 1828 he was inspector of the works at the Madeleine, Paris. In 1834 he won first prize in the competition for the Hôtel des Douanes at Rouen. He built the École des Arts et Métiers at Angers between 1855 and 1877, and the École des Arts et Métiers at Chalons between 1 845 and 1880. Isabelle is especially known by his Edifices circulaires et les dômes (folio, Paris, 1855). He published also Parallèle des Salles rondes de l'Italie (folio, Paris, 1863).
Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Church for Oranienburg (Berlin: 1828), p.SAE.