1770 – J. F. Daumont – St. Jean et St. Paul a Venise


Title:           “Vue Perspective de l’Eglise de St. Jean et St. Paul a Venise


Very decorative view of the Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo in Venice, Italy.

Engraving was made for viewing in a zograscope, called Optical print or Vue’ d’Optique or Guckkastenblatt.

Published by Jean François Daumont after Laurent Pierrein Lahaussee drawings, Paris, 1770.


Publisher:             Jean François Daumont (1717-1768)
Sheet size:              48,3 x 32,7 cm
Year:                         1770
Technique:             copper engraving

Reasonable, original condition. Contemporary hand coloring. Few small marginal splits and losses along the edges. Restored split in the center. General age-related toning and occasional minor defects from handling.

This is an original antique map published in 1770 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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