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Les plaisirs de l'isle enchantée , course de bague : collation ornée de machines ; comédie, meslée de danse et de musique, ballet du palais d'Alcine ; feu d'artifice : et autres festes galantes et magnifiques, faites par le Roy à Versailles, le VII. may M.DC.LXIV et continuées plusieurs autres jours: PB 39-2020

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Les plaisirs de l'isle enchantée , course de bague : collation ornée de machines ; comédie, meslée de danse et de musique, ballet du palais d'Alcine ; feu d'artifice : et autres festes galantes et magnifiques, faites par le Roy à Versailles, le VII. may M.DC.LXIV et continuées plusieurs autres jours

Maker(s)

Author: Félibien, André
Engraver: Silvestre, Israël, the younger
Engraver: Lepautre, Jean
Engraver: Chauveau, François
Publisher: Imprimerie royale

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Description

Nine plates, numbered 1-9, by Israël Silvestre; 5 plates, numbered I-V, by Jean Le Pautre, representing the festivities at Versailles on July 18, 1668; 5 unnumbered plates by Jean Le Pautre and 1 unnumbered plate by François Chauveau, representing entertainments held in 1674 on the termination of the campaign in Franche-Comté.
The three sequences of plates were each originally published separately with text by André Félibien. The first series of 9 plates was originally published in 1673 under the title: Les plaisirs de l'isle enchantée ... The next series of 5 plates was originally published in 1679 under the title: Relation de la feste de Versailles, du 18e juillet mil six cens soixante-huit. The third series of 6 plates was originally published in 1676 under the title: Les divertissemens de Versailles donnez par la roy à toute sa cour, au retour de la conqueste de la Franche-Comté, en l'année M. DC. LXXIV ...
Issued as part of the series Cabinet du roi. 1727.
Director's name from colophon.
Binder's title: L'isle enchan.
Old classmarks: 3.H.1; 560. Former location: 20.1.G.24(1)
Ownership inscription: "Fitzwilliam 1808".
Binding: red morocco, g.t. arms of N. Bellanger, seigneur d'Hôtel-la-Faux, border (triple g. fillet); spine & board edges g.t., border g.t. on inside covers, raised bands, g. lettering on spine labels; marbled e.p.; a.e.g.
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Measurements and weight

91,[1]p, [9] folded leaves of plates : ill ; 42cm (fol).

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Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

Production date: AD 1673 : Paris :de l'Imprimerie Royale (par les soins de Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy),1673.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 39-2020
Primary reference Number: 278027
ALMA control 001: 99184343803606
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 15 December 2020 Updated: Thursday 28 January 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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