qui du Texel de Londres, de Bordeaux, S'en vont chercher, par un heureux echange [to left].De nouveaux biens nes aux sources du Gange, Idem Ibid.
Etching with some engraving, 338 x 430mm.
Fisherman bringing in their nets on the shore in the foreground, with a castle and other buildings around the lake behind. From a series by Francesco del Pedro (1749 - 1806) after Joseph Vernet (1714 - 1789), the famous marine painter. Vernet studied and worked in Rome (1734-53) until recalled to Paris where he was commissioned to paint a set representing French harbours (the 'Ports de France'). He was the father of Carle Vernet, and grandfather of Horace. Published in Venice by Nicolo Cavalli (1730 - 1822).
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