The Visto between the Chesnut Groves in the Garden of Versailles.
[London: Laurie & Whittle, c.1795 (publication line partially cropped).]
Hand coloured engraving, image 225 x 405mm, 8¾ x 16". Trimmed within plate 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 '39'. Contemporary colour.
A view in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles, Paris; figures promenading through a tree-lined avenue flanked by trellises. Several sculptures and statues. Numbered '8' upper right: from a series of English copies of views of French royal palaces by Jacques Rigaud (1681 - 1754).
[Ref: 21768] £220.00