A Festival at Versailles: The First Day - The Appearance of the Four Seasons

Fêtes données à Versailles: Les Plaisirs de l'Isle Enchantée: Première Journée: Comparse des Quatre Saisons

1664
Israël Silvestre (French, 1621–1691)


Catalogue Raisonné

Faucheux 518(5); Le Blanc 770, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 33 × 55.3 cm (13 × 21 3/4 in.) Platemark: 27.6 × 42.6 cm (10 7/8 × 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2202

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Sold by C. and J. Goodfriend, New York, to Robert Wheaton (d. 2010) and Barbara Wheaton, Concord, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Barbara Wheaton to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Ketcham Wheaton