Veue du Chateau de Marli du bas du grand Parterre.A View of ye. Palace of Marli from ye bottom of ye great Parterre.
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. 240 x 415mm, 9½ x 16¼".
The Château de Marly, Louis XIV's more private royal residence near Versailles, France, as seen from the ornamental lakes. Also at Marly was the famous hydraulic machine that pumped water to the fountains at Versailles. Numbered '16' 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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