1780 – A. Basset – d’Espagne


Title:           “Vue du Chateau de St. Ildephonse, prise en fasce des appartements du Roy d’Espagne.


Very decorative view of the Castle of San Idelfonso in Segoviak, Spain.

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

Published by A Paris chez Basset rue St. Jacques a Ste. Genevieve after Rostin drawings, engraved by C. Bresse in Paris, 1780.


Publisher:              André Basset
Sheet size:              53,8 x 36,7 cm
Year:                         1780
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 1780 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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