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Israël Silvestre (aka Israël Silvestre the younger)

French printmaker and draftsman

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Israël Silvestre was one of the most important designers of topographical views of buildings active during the reign of Louis XIV. He was received into the Royal Academy in 1670. He was appointed in 1667 'dessinateur du Roy' and he was given a residence in the Louvre in 1669. In 1673, he was drawing master of the Dauphin's children. He is known for his drawings and engravings of the Royal Residences.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500021067.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Israël Silvestre (aka Israël Silvestre the younger):

Israël Silvestre Frontispiece, ca. 1679 Engraving
Israël Silvestre Plate from “Premiere Journee”, ca. 1679 Engraving
Israël Silvestre Plate from “Premiere Journee”, ca. 1679 Engraving
Israël Silvestre Plate from “Premiere Journee”, ca. 1679 Engraving
Israël Silvestre Plate from “Premiere Journee”, ca. 1679 Engraving
Israël Silvestre Plate from “Premiere Journee”, ca. 1679 Engraving
Israël Silvestre Plate from “Seconde Journee”, ca. 1679 Engraving
Israël Silvestre Plate from “Troisieme Journee”, ca. 1679 Engraving
Israël Silvestre Plate from “Troisieme Journee”, ca. 1679 Engraving
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