"'vue d'optique' Vue de Toute la Fabrique de l'Eglise Cathedrale a Milan" Paris ca. 1790
Hand colored etching on rag paper
Originally from a three dimensional set with mirrors. Text on the bottom of the page is in Italian and French.
Condition: foxing around edges, staining across lower quarter of print
Size: 14 1/2 x 21 inches
"vue d'optique" is the term used to describe a three dimensional French Viewing Box (Zograscope)with mirrors. Prints like this would have been used as the backdrop in the box.