Auction 90, Lot 326

"Vue de petit Voorhout une des promenade de la Haye prise du cote du pont du Coucamp",

Subject: The Netherlands

Period: 1790 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 11 inches
40.6 x 27.9 cm

A lovely view of a wide, tree-lined, boulevard in the Hague, taken from the side of the Coucamp's bridge. The streets are filled with horse-drawn carriages, horsemen, and people. This was engraved for a Vue d'Optique, and designed to be viewed in a special apparatus that gave the view a strong 3-D impression. The title at top is engraved in reverse. The engraver is Basset. Damp stain in margins, just entering image at right.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/15/2000

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