Antique Print-GARDEN-TUILERIES-PARIS-FRANCE-OPTICAL PRINT-Probst-ca 1760

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‘PROSPECTUS PALATII, THUILLERIES, DICTA, AB PARTIS HORTEM PARISIENSIS – (TEXT ALSO IN FRENCH, ITALIAN AND GERMAN)’

– This optical print shows the Jardin des Tuileries, the Tuileries gardens or the Tuileries castle in Paris. Jardin des Tuileries is a connection between Place de la Concorde and the Louvre. It is nowadays the oldest park in Paris. The Palais des Tuileries was a former royal palace and was destroyed by a major fire in the 19th century. It formed the connection between the two wings of the Louvre.

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Description

This optical print shows the Jardin des Tuileries, the Tuileries gardens or the Tuileries castle in Paris. Jardin des Tuileries is a connection between Place de la Concorde and the Louvre. It is nowadays the oldest park in Paris. The Palais des Tuileries was a former royal palace and was destroyed by a major fire in the 19th century. It formed the connection between the two wings of the Louvre.

Made by after an anonymous artist.

Medium: Engraving, handcoloured on handlaid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 44.5 x 34.2 cm (17.52 x 13.46 inch). Image size: 39.5 x 30 cm. (15.55 x 11.81 inch).

Condition: good, given age. Mounted on cardboard. Remains of text in Dutch with pencil in lower margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

GARDEN-TUILERIES-PARIS-FRANCE-PEOPLE WALKING-FOUNTAINS-HEDGES-SCULPTURES-CASTLE | RBOS-T32-LARGE

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This attractive optical print (vue d’optique) was published ca 1760 in Augsburg, Germany.

Biography engraver: Georg Balthasar Probst (1732 ? 1801) was a German artist, engraver and publisher in Augsburg, a major European publishing center in the 17th and 18th centuries. He produced architectural views of places around the world, including vues d?optique, which were published in various places during the last half of the 18th century, including Paris, Augsburg and London.

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Dimensions 34 × 44 × 1 cm

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