‘V?e ??de l’Amphith?atre Pour La Promenade Publique, ? l’Isle Kamannoi Ostrow sur la Petite Newa (…)”
Etching / engraving, hand coloured. on handlaid paper.
Sheet size: 41,5 x 28,5 cm. (16,3 x 11,2 inch). Image size: 40 x 27,5 cm. (15,7 x 10,8 inch).
Source unknown, to be determined. This is an optical print, also called ‘vue optique’ or ‘vue d’optique’, which were made to be viewed through a Zograscope, or other devices of convex lens and mirrors, all of which produced an optical illusion of depth.
Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘(Publisher: Gabriel Huquier)’.
Condition: Good, given age. Brownish. Folds left and right. Glued on paper on the reverse. Brown spots. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: AMPHITHEATRE-NEWA-SAINT PETERSBURG-NEWA-KAMANNOI OSTROW-RUSSIA-BOATS