BetaThis search tool is in development. Find out more.
Pictures

The Hôtel de Soissons in Paris. Etching by I. Silvestre.

Silvestre, Israël, 1621-1691.
Date
[between 1600 and 1699]

Available online

view The Hôtel de Soissons in Paris. Etching by I. Silvestre.
View

License

Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

You can use this work for any purpose, including commercial uses, without restriction under copyright law. You should also provide attribution to the original work, source and licence.

Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Credit: The Hôtel de Soissons in Paris. Etching by I. Silvestre. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


About this work

Description

Described as "the immense Hôtel de la Reine (1572-8; later the Hôtel de Soissons; destr.), whose surviving Doric column (h. 25 m) stood in the middle of the court ... its summit serving as an observatory for the Queen or as a memorial"--The dictionary of art, London 1996, vol. 5, p. 166. The column is visible in the right background

Lettering

Veue de l'Hostel de Soissons bati par Catherine de Medicis, et conduit par Iean Bullant Architecte du Roy. Israel Silvestre fecit. Israel ex. cum. privil. Regis.

Publication/Creation

Paris : Israel ex. cum privil. Regis, [between 1600 and 1699]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; platemark 13.2 x 25.3 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38800i

Type/Technique

Language

  • French


Where to find it


Identifiers


We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.