"[Lot of 2] Veue de la Grande Fasade du Louvre, du cote d'Orient [and] Veue du Chateau du Louvre par la Cour", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Paris, France
Period: 1705 (dated)
Publication: Beautes de la France
Color: Hand Color
12.8 x 9.5 inches
32.5 x 24.1 cm
Pair of attractive views of the Louvre, the royal palace until Louis XIV moved the court to Versailles in 1682. First show the celebrated Colonnade designed by Le Vau and Claude Perrault. The second depicts the Cour Carree, the great square court constructed by Le Vau.
Lightly toned, mostly in the margins with a minor chip in one top margin.