1770 – J. F. Daumont – Vatican


Title:           “Vue de l’Interieur de la Basilique de St. Pierre dana le Vatican’a Rome


Very decorative view of the interior of St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, Rome, 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:              48,8 x 32,8 cm
Year:                         1770
Technique:             copper engraving

Good, original condition. Contemporary hand coloring. Few small marginal splits and losses along the edges. 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


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