Frontispiece from Les Plaisirs de l'Ile Enchantée (Pleasures of the Enchanted Island)
Maker and role
Artist: Israel Sylvestre, French, 1621-1691
After: Carlo Vigarani, Italian, 1622-1713
Based on the designs of Israel Sylvestre, an entire island was constructed on Versailles lake, only to be destroyed during the grand finale's spectacular display of fireworks.