"Paris", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: France, Paris
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Description de l' Universe
Color: Black & White
4.5 x 6 inches
11.4 x 15.2 cm
Uncommon miniature view of Paris, showing the walled city in the background and a very bucolic country scene with sheep, shepherds, travelers and forest in the foreground. French text on verso, describing the Louvre.
Dark impression, lightly toned. Margins trimmed but still sufficient for framing. Light stains in lower and right margin just touching view.