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Publisher: CHEREAU, J.
Title: Château de S.Germain-en-Laye.
Published in: Paris, ca. 1750
   
Size: 8.3 x 14.8 inches.
21.0 x 37.5 cm.
Colouring:

Original colours.
Condition: So-called optical print. Contemporarily cut on the neatline and margins extended, with a title in manuscript. In good condition.
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Showing the castle of Sant-Germain-en-Laye with its garden.
J. Chereau was a publisher of optical prints, established in Paris, rue St.Jacques.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular specialty establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be viewed through them. In the 18th century the optical print or vue optique came into existence, whose exaggerated converging lines were intended to produce the optical illusion of deep recession. The viewing devices for which these perspective prints were produced consisted of a lens and a mirror, this requiring the use of reversed or mirror-image pictures.

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Lot number: 28303

CHEREAU, J. - Château de S.Germain-en-Laye.
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