"'vue d'optique' Vue de la Place et de l'Eglise Cathedrale au davant a Milano" 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. "Prospeto della Piazzza e della chiesa Catedrale a Milano p. dinanzi"
Condition: staining across lower quarter of print, glue residue at top
Size: 15 x 20 1/4 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.