Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Nationality

French

Artist Dates

1621-1691

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Date of Work

ca. 1640

Medium

Etching/aquatint

Height

8"

Width

12 1/8"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: JSP Box 3, 234_CF

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

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.

Additional Information

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

Condition

Very good

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