Original etching/engraving on hand-laid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 46.5 x 29.2 cm. The image size is ca. 36.5 x 24.3 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 18.3 x 11.5 inch. The image size is ca. 14.4 x 9.6 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘Le Chateau de Chillon.’ – A panoramic perspective view of the Chillon Castle in Vevey, Vaud Switzerland. From: Beat Fidel Zurlauben’s ‘Tableaux topographiques de la Suisse’, 1780. The letters A.P.D.R. appear on the print, which means it was engraved ‘avec privilege du roi’ – or licensed by the king – this is an annotation which one sees only on prints published before the French revolution. It indicated the print had been approved by the French censures.Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘L.J. Masquelier ‘ after ‘N. Perignon’. Louis Joseph Masquelier (1741-1811) was a professional engraver and a pupil of Le Bas.
Condition: Very good, given age. Printers creases in the margins. Light age related staining. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-CHILLON CASTLE-VEVEY-VAUD-PERIGNON-ZURLAUBEN-MASQUELIER