A Perspective View of the Cascade of St. Cloud.Veue de la Cascade de St. Cloud.
Hand coloured engraving, image 200 x 420mm, 8 x 16½". Trimmed to image and laid on card in near-contemporary presentation by or for collector 'E J Myles'; inscribed to verso with his name (probably signature) in ink, and numbered '45'. Title detached and pasted to verso, as often. Contemporary colour; a few stains to sky.
Figures surrounding the 'grande cascade' at the Château de Saint-Cloud overlooking the River Seine at Saint-Cloud, close to Paris, France. Today it is a large park on the outskirts of the capital and is owned by the state, the Parc de Saint-Cloud. From a series of English copies of views of French royal palaces by Jacques Rigaud (1681 - 1754).
[Ref: 21764] £180.00