View of the East Facade of the Louvre

Sebastien Le Clerc I, French, 1637 - 1714



Etching on laid paper

Sheet: 15 1/16 × 24 15/16 in. (38.3 × 63.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower center: S. le Clerc fe. 1677.; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Representation des Machines que ont servi a esleuer les deux grandes pierres qui / couurent le fronton de la principale entree du Louvre; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Iron Machinarum quibur sublevati sunt ingentes du Lapides tympano / majorie portae Lupar ce incumbentes.

Course History

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Winter 2012


James A. Bergquist, Boston, Massachusetts [dealer]; sold to present collection, 2003.

Catalogue Raisonne

Jombert 132; LeBlanc 455, II/II

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