Drawing of a Galera, Paris 1772. - Paper - Second half 18th century

Description
Drawing of a Galera, Paris 1772. - Paper - Second half 18th century
France

Drawing of a galley, Paris, 1772.
Large engraving from Diderot’s Encyclopedia published in Paris, depicting a galley seen from the side with drawings of the anchors titled in the middle Marine Dessein d’une Galere à la Rame nommée la Réale. Bottom left: ‘Gaussier sur les desseins de M.r Belin ingenieur de la Marine’.

The print is watercolour by hand in good condition, with back colouring.
Size: 71 x 42 cm.
Sold without frame.

Lot details
Object
Drawing of a Galera, Paris 1772.
Material
Paper
Estimated Period
Second half 18th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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