1777 – J. F. Chereau – Jardins de Versailles


Title:           “Vue perspective de la Grande Salle des Bosquets des Jardins de Versailles


Very decorative view of the large hall of the groves of the gardens of Versailles, France.

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

Published by Jacques François Chéreau in Paris, 1777.


Publisher:             Jacques François Chéreau
Sheet size:              53,4 x 37,1 cm
Year:                         1777
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 1777 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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