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The Fête of 1664, The Pleasures of the Enchanted Isle, Third Day: Destruction of the Palace of Alcina

Artist:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Artist:
after Israel Silvestre (French, Nancy 1621–1691 Paris)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
etching and engraving; second state of three (Préaud)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 × 16 7/8 in. (28.3 × 42.9 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.141
Not on view
Inscription: inscribed: Rupture du Palais et des enchantemens de l'Isle Troisième Journée. d'Alcine representée par un feu d'Artifice / [at left] Israel Silvestre, del, et ex. [at right] Cum Privelegio Regis.
Vendor: C & J Goodfriend, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints, Fireworks! Four Centuries of Pyrotechnics in Prints and Drawings," June 6, 2000–July 9, 2000.

Faucheux p. 304.9; Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale, XI.325.922 ii/iii
Louis-Étienne Faucheux Catalogue raisonné de toutes les estampes . . . d'Israel Silvestre. Paris, 1864, cat. no. 9, p. 304.

Maxime Préaud Antoine Lepautre, Jacques Lepautre et Jean Lepautre (première partie), Inventaire du fonds français: graveurs du XVIIe siècle. Bibliothèque nationale de France, vol. 11, Paris, 1993, cat. no. 922.



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