Profil de la ville de Badaios en Espagne. Profil de La Ville de Grenade Capitalle du Royaume de Grenade en Espagne
Avec privilege de Roy. [Paris: le Rouge, 1750?]
Two plates on one sheet, each c. 265 x 555mm, 10½ x 21¾". Repaired hole in Grenada view, split in plate mark between the two views.
Two views of Spanish towns on one plate, by Israel Silvestre (1621-1691), etcher and publisher of Paris. In 1662 he was appointed 'dessinateur et graveur du Roi' and in 1673 he became drawing-master to Louis, le Grand Dauphin. As well as publishing his own work, he inherited a large number of plates from his uncle, Israel Henriet, including works by Jacques Callot and Stefano della Bella.
[Ref: 25764] £450.00