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Château de Versailles seen from the forecourt, from Chalcographie du Louvre, Vol. 22

Artist:
Israel Silvestre (French, Nancy 1621–1691 Paris)
Date:
1682
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Plate: 14 15/16 x 19 13/16 in. (38 x 50.4 cm) Sheet: 19 5/16 x 26 3/8 in. (49 x 67 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Books
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.22(22.64)
Not on view
This engraving, showing the facade of the palace with its marble court and forecourt, dates to 1682, the year Louis XIV officially moved his court from Paris to Versailles.
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