The Old Print Shop

Veue du Chateau de Versailles, du coste de l'allée d'eau et de la Fontaine du Dragon. Regiae Versaliarum Prospectus, a parte ambulacri aquei et Fontis Draconis.

  • ARTIST: Israel Silvestre

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving

    DATE: 1676

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 13 3/8 x 19 1/8" (34 x 48 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: A view of the Dragon Fountain at Versailles drawn soon after it was built.<br><br> Isr. Silvestre del et sculp, 1676.<br><br> Israel Silvestre (1621 - 1691), called the Younger to distinguish him from his father, was a prolific French draftsman, etcher and print dealer who specialized in topographical views and perspectives of famous buildings.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. small brown spot along centerfold in sky due to foreign object in paper.