[View of a Folly]Prospect Eines Lust-Gartten [...]
Cum Privil: Sacr: Caesar Majest. [Leipzig, 1725]
Engraving with very large margins, platemark 300 x 430mm (11¾ x 17"). Text in French and German; slight foxing to margins.
'View of a folly which I invented and for which I gave the design to Mr. *** in Vienna'. Plate from the 'Entwurf einer historischen Architektur' ('Outline of Historical Architecture', first published 1721) by Austrian architect Johann Bernard Fischer von Erlach, the first comparative architecture of all periods and nations.
[Ref: 33397] £280.00