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etcher, engraver (printmaker), painter, draftsperson, court engraver, publisher of prints
'dessinateur et graveur du roi' from 1663 on; in 1673 he became the drawing teacher of Louis, Le Grand Dauphin
Nationality/school
French
Born
Nancy 1621-08-13
Deceased
Paris 1691-10-11
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Gilles Silvestre (c. 1691-c. 1631) and Élisabeth Henriet; raised by his uncle, Israel Henriet, who was an etcher and print-seller; father of Louis I, Alexandre, Charles François and Louis Silvestre II
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
landscape (genre), cityscape
Creation date: 1992-01-25; Last modified date: 2022-12-05

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