Set of six engravings after ceiling decorations in the Palace of Versailles painted by Charles Le Brun
illustrating the accomplishments and victories of Louis XIV.
Framed in 18th style black painted frames.
Drawn by Massé and engraved by various artists.
Published in Paris, 1752.
' This book was one of two that G. M. Moser, as the acting RA Librarian in 1781, dared to recommend to William Blake (at the time a student in the RA Schools) as more worthy of study than the works of Michelangelo.' From the archives of the Royal Academy.
Measurements to outside of frame
HEIGHT: 72cm (28¼")
WIDTH: 92cm (36¼")
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