Louis XIV Engraving of Grotto at Versailles

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Louis XIV Engraving of Grotto at Versailles

2,500.00

The copperplate engraving by Jean Le Pautre and Pierre Le Pautre depicting a cocquillaged pillar with a shell-form basin flanked by a merman and mermaid from a series of plates depicting the grotto at Versailles built in 1666. The grotto was destroyed in 1684 with the statuary relocated to other parts. Condition good but with foxing and some stains.

Dimensions: 21.88" h x 15.88" w

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