Early antique copper engraving portraying Victor Amadeus III, King of Sardinia from 1773 until his death in 1792. It is profusely inscribed on including mention of the names of German copper engravers Johann Christian Leopold (1699- 1755) and Hieronymus Sperling (1695-1777). King Victor Amadeus of the House of Savoy married the Spanish Infanta Maria Antonieta (1729–1785) which whom he had twelve children. He was loved by his subjects but his reign ended tragically when he was forced to cede the key provinces of Nice and Savoy to France after the Piedmontese army was defeated by Napoleon. King Victor Amadeus III died shortly after. With toning, tears, fold marks and imperfections as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frame: 15.5" by 11.5"; Visible Image: 11.25 by 7 1/8".
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