Colbert Visiting the Gobelins

Sébastien Leclerc I French

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This etching illustrates a visit to the Gobelins workshops by Colbert de Villacerf, Surintendant des Bâtiments du Roi from 1691 to 1699. The workers are in the process of hanging one of a set of tapestries depicting the Story of Alexander, woven for Louis XIV after designs by Charles Le Brun.

Colbert Visiting the Gobelins, Sébastien Leclerc I (French, Metz 1637–1714 Paris), Etching

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