Colbert Visiting the Gobelins

Etching | 14.5 x 23.8cm | c. 1665

Sébastien Leclerc I

This etching illustrates a visit to the Gobelins workshops by Colbert de Villacerf, Surintendant des Bâtiments du Roi from 1691 to 1699. The workers are in the process of hanging one of a set of tapestries depicting the Story of Alexander, woven for ...
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