La France vue du Grand Siècle. Dessins d'Israël Silvestre (1621-1691)

La France vue du Grand Siècle. Dessins d'Israël Silvestre (1621-1691)

Published on the occasion of the exhibition France Viewed from the Grand Siècle. Drawings by Israël Silvestre (1621-1691) from March 15, 2018 to June 25, 2018 at the Musée du Louvre.

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Characteristics

Number of pages :
208
Dimensions :
19,8 × 25 × 1,9 cm
Number of illustrations :
150
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
EAN :
9782359062311
Reference :
MX627759

Editor

Publication :
Mars 2018

The artist

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.