Pont de Rochers
Engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 41,3 x 27 cm. Image size: 36 x 21,7 cm.
From: ‘Details des nouveaux jardins a la mode.’ (Details from new popular gardens.), published by Georges-Louis Le Rouge, Paris, 1773-1789. Starting in 1773 Le Rouge published these plans and sketches of gardens, particularly of the then new English gardens and Anglo-Chinese gardens. 492 Engravings were published in 21 parts (cahiers), the last published in 1789.
Made by an anonymous engraver after Georges-Louis Le Rouge. Publisher: Georges-Louis le Rouge (1707-1790) was a French military engineer, hydrographer and cartographer. He mostly produced a wide rang of attractive cartographic work. He held a position of Geographical Engineer to King Louis XV.
Condition: Good, given age. Tear right edge, only just affecting image; neatly repaired. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.