Design for First Day: Performers representing the four seasons, with their retinues of musicians, and porters of gifts, and the float of Pan and Diana, with their attendants 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.
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