A View of the Flower Garden & part of the Palace of Fontainebleau.
Published 12th May, 1794 by Laurie & Whttle, 53 Fleet Street, London. [This impression c.1805.]
Copper engraving in fine contemporary colour by hand, wove paper watermarked 1805. 220 x 450mm, 8¾ x 17¾". Evidence of some scratching to sky with some oxidisation in the pigment, overall fine.
Figures in the gardens of the Palace of Fontainebleau, not far from Paris, France, one of the largest and most imposing French royal châteaux. The palace as it is today is the work of many French monarchs, building on an early 16th century structure of Francis I. Numbered '10' upper right. A copy of the print by Jacques Rigaud (1681 - 1754), in his 'Recueil choisi des plus belles vues des palais, châteaux et maisons royales de Paris et des environs'.
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