Israel Silvestre

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Israel Silvestre (13 August 1621 in Nancy – 11 October 1691 in Paris), called the Younger to distinguish him from his father, was a prolific French draftsman, etcher and print dealer who specialized in topographical views and perspectives of famous buildings.wikipedia
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In 1675 his son, the artist Louis de Silvestre, was born at Sceaux.
Sylvestre was born in Sceaux, south of Paris, the third son of Israel Silvestre, the notable engraver and drawing-master to the Grand Dauphin himself.

Nancy, France

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Israel Silvestre (13 August 1621 in Nancy – 11 October 1691 in Paris), called the Younger to distinguish him from his father, was a prolific French draftsman, etcher and print dealer who specialized in topographical views and perspectives of famous buildings.

Paris

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Israel Silvestre (13 August 1621 in Nancy – 11 October 1691 in Paris), called the Younger to distinguish him from his father, was a prolific French draftsman, etcher and print dealer who specialized in topographical views and perspectives of famous buildings. Orphaned at an early age, he was taken in by his uncle in Paris, Israel Henriet, an etcher and print-seller, and friend of Jacques Callot.

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Israel Silvestre (13 August 1621 in Nancy – 11 October 1691 in Paris), called the Younger to distinguish him from his father, was a prolific French draftsman, etcher and print dealer who specialized in topographical views and perspectives of famous buildings.

Jacques Callot

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Orphaned at an early age, he was taken in by his uncle in Paris, Israel Henriet, an etcher and print-seller, and friend of Jacques Callot.

Veduta

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His work, especially of Venetian subjects published in the 1660s, influenced eighteenth-century painters of vedute such as Luca Carlevaris and Canaletto, who adapted his compositions.

Luca Carlevarijs

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His work, especially of Venetian subjects published in the 1660s, influenced eighteenth-century painters of vedute such as Luca Carlevaris and Canaletto, who adapted his compositions.

Canaletto

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His work, especially of Venetian subjects published in the 1660s, influenced eighteenth-century painters of vedute such as Luca Carlevaris and Canaletto, who adapted his compositions.

Stefano della Bella

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In 1661 he inherited the stock of plates of his uncle, the printseller Israel Henriet, among which was a large part of the works of Callot, and many of those of Stefano della Bella.

Louis, Grand Dauphin

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In 1662 he was appointed dessinateur et graveur du Roi and in 1673 he was appointed drawing-master to Louis, le Grand Dauphin.

Louvre

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From 1668 he was granted workshop space in the galleries of the Louvre, where the practice of housing eminent artists and craftsmen was a tradition that was originated under Henri IV.

Henry IV of France

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From 1668 he was granted workshop space in the galleries of the Louvre, where the practice of housing eminent artists and craftsmen was a tradition that was originated under Henri IV.

Charles Le Brun

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In 1670 Charles Le Brun recommended him for membership in the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture.

Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture

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In 1670 Charles Le Brun recommended him for membership in the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture.

Sceaux, Hauts-de-Seine

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In 1675 his son, the artist Louis de Silvestre, was born at Sceaux.

Royal Opera of Versailles

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The royal party at the enchanted gardens at the Royal Opera of Versailles, theater during the reign of Louis XIV, on May 7-13 1664.

Louis XIV of France

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The royal party at the enchanted gardens at the Royal Opera of Versailles, theater during the reign of Louis XIV, on May 7-13 1664.

Jean Marot (architect)

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Early in his career Jean Marot worked for the print publisher Israël Henriet, for whom he engraved architectural views in collaboration with Israël Silvestre, who may have provided sketches and engraved landscapes, and Stefano della Bella, who engraved figures and other embellishments.

Château de Meudon

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It forms a small palace under a platform of arcades, sheltered from view by a hill that visually separates it from the castle, as shown on a print by Israel Silvestre representing the grotto.

Château de Courances

The original château is known from the engravings of Israël Henriet and Israël Silvestre, about 1650.

Château de Saint-Cloud

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Garden details that seem to be of this phase of Saint-Cloud were drawn by Israël Silvestre.