Frontispiece with the Palace of Versailles - Israël Silvestre
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Frontispiece with the Palace of Versailles - Israël Silvestre

Modern proof printed on Pascal Jeanjean paper, laid 250 gr.
Last 10 draws made in November 2018.
Dated, numbered, stamped - delivered with certificate of authenticity.

From May 6 to 13, 1664, the Fêtes des Plaisirs de l'Isle enchantée took place, with a theme inspired by Arioste, Roland Furieux. The ...
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Delivery :
Order shipped directly from the Art Workshops within 4 weeks.
Technical :
Eau forte, burin
Copper plate size :
Dimensions :
38 x 56 cm
Size of the sheet :
H.28,6cm L.43,9cm
Museum :
Musée des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon
Reference :


Author :
Israël Silvestre (1621-1691)

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Israël Silvestre (1619-1679)

Draftsman and engraver Lorrain. He was appointed as the king's ordinary draughtsman (1663). At his request, he produced sets of engraved plates, intended to enrich the King's Cabinet and whose chalcography of the Louvre is heiress: Head and ring races, The Carrousel, Les Plaisirs de l'île Enchantée with numerous plans and elevations of the royal residences (Versailles, Fontainebleau, Monceaux...) and views and city profiles.