C1760

30e Vue d'Optique Nouvelle, Representant Las Magasins du Port Maroc Royaume d'Affrique, situe dans la Barbare.

Fine c.18th vue Optic of the warehouse at the Port of Morocco. Vue Optic: During the c.18th “vues d’optique” became extremely popular in England and Europe. They capitalised on a market eager for the latest novelty. They were specifically designed to … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

30e Vue d’Optique Nouvelle, Representant Las Magasins du Port Maroc Royaume d’Affrique, situe dans la Barbare.

Date:

C1760

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

Minor soiling, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

387mm 
x 250mm

Paper Size: 

460mm 
x 325mm
AUTHENTICITY
30e Vue d'Optique Nouvelle, Representant Las Magasins du Port Maroc Royaume d'Affrique, situe dans la Barbare. - Antique View from 1760

Genuine antique
dated:

1760

Description:

Fine c.18th vue Optic of the warehouse at the Port of Morocco.

Vue Optic: During the c.18th “vues d’optique” became extremely popular in England and Europe. They capitalised on a market eager for the latest novelty. They were specifically designed to create the illusion of perspective when viewed with a zograscope or perspective glass. These viewing devices used a series of reflecting mirrors to enhance the illusion of depth in the print, creating a veritable “view” for the onlooker.

Collections:
Bibliotheque Nationale de France: Identifier : ark:/12148/btv1b69494857

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