"Nice Vue Prise Audessus de Montalban",
Subject: Nice, France
Period: 1850 (circa)
Publication: Voyage Aerien en France, L'Italie a Vol d'Oiseau
Color: Printed Color
17.2 x 11.2 inches
43.7 x 28.4 cm
This tinted lithograph presents a bird's-eye view of Nice from the surrounding hills, looking down over the city and out to the Mediterranean Sea. Drawn by Alfred Guesdon, who was well-known for his urban bird's-eye views, and lithographed by Jules Arnout. Printed by Lemercier and published by A. Hauser, whose embossed stamp is at bottom center of sheet.
Very light scattered foxing and a short tear confined to left blank margin. There is light soiling and a few minor creases in the blank margins.