Date of Work
Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
Stored: JSP Box 3, 234_CF
UND Art Collections Repository
Israel Silvestre was a French artist born in 1621 in Nancy, France. Silvestre's father died when he was young and he was soon taken in and studied under his uncle, Israel Henriet who was friends with Jacques Callot. He is best known for his etchings and prints that depicted detailed views of famous buildings in France. Works by Israel Silvestre can be found in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Rijksmuseum and many others internationally.
Text: Veue du Chasteau d'Ansy le franc du comte du jeu de longue paume. Israel excudit. [Lower center]
Additional object information: Label: Ferdinand Roten Galleries, Baltimore, MD. Silvestre "Le Chasteau D'Ansy Le Franc" Original Etching. 58-47-27 $12