Vue d'optique - Venise - Le grand canal - cerné noir

Description
Vue d'optique - Venise - Le grand canal - cerné noir
Etching - Basset in Paris - 1790

Rare optical view surrounded by black, authentic.
Pretty colours, period colours.
For good visibility in the optical device, it was essential to surround the engraving with black paint, or to stick black paper around the margins, which accentuated the effect of depth and relief.

Lot details
Artist
Vue d'optique
Title of artwork
Venise - Le grand canal - cerné noir
Year
1790
Technique
Etching
Signature
Basset in Paris
Condition
Overall in good condition with traces of ageing and usage
Sold with frame
No
Image size
41×24 cm
Total dimensions
43×28×0 cm
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