Engraver: Georg Balthasar Probst (Augsburg, 1732-1801)
Title in Latin, Italian, French and German. Vue d'Optiques were very popular in Europe during the 18th century and were meant to be viewed with a special device called an optique or zograpscope, to give the illusion of perspective. Most images were street scenes of famous European cities. c. 1780 W 20 D 5 H 15.5 in. Sight: W 17.5 H 13.25 in. Condition note: requires cleaning.