Pair of Late 18th Century French Engravings of Picturesque Swiss Landscapes near Basel

Pair of Late 18th Century French Engravings of Picturesque Swiss Landscapes near Basel

695.00

“View of Birseck Castle,” a 13th century edifice, and “View of Liesberg, near Lauffen”, with both scenes found in the vicinity of Basel, Switzerland. These charming landscapes were engraved by Maillet and Borgnet after original artwork by Nicolas Pérignan, peitre du roi (Louis XVI), created following his travels in Switzerland of 1776-77. The first volume of engravings was published in 1777. In fine handpainted French mats with gilt filage.

H:  13  W:  15 ½  D:  1

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