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Israël Silvestre

(1621—1691)


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(b Nancy, 3 Aug. 1621; d Paris, 11 Oct. 1691).

French etcher, the best-known member of a family of artists. He worked much for Louis XIII and was drawing master to the young Louis XIV. His output was large and varied, forming an invaluable source of historical information.

Subjects: Art.


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