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Optical Antique Print-ST. MARY CHURCH-MAREKERK-Haastert-Probst-Winckler-c.1760
- Antique print, titled: 'Vue de l'Eglise de Ste. Marie a leiden. - Gezicht van de Mare-Kerk binnen de stad Leyden [.].' - This optical print shows a view of the St. Maria Church in Leiden. Contemporary (old) hand coloured etching / engraving on handlaid paper. Description: Original antique print published in Augsburg ca. 1770. This is an optical print, also called 'vue optique' or 'vue d'optique', which were made to be viewed through a Zograscope, or other devices of convex lens and mirrors, all of which produced an optical illusion of depth.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'G. G. Winckler' after 'I. van Haastert'. Georg Gottfried Winckler (1731-1795) was a Leipzig merchant and art collector. He worked in Augsburg. He mostly produced prints for the industry of optical prints. Publisher: Georg Balthasar Probst (1732 - 1801) was a German artist, engraver and publisher in Augsburg, a major European publishing center in the 17th and 18th centuries. He produced architectural views of places around the world, including vues d'optique, which were published in various places during the last half of the 18th century, including Paris, Augsburg and London. Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and staining / soiling from handling as visible on image. Some stains / spots. Crease in lower left margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B12-13 The overall size is ca. 18.5 x 13 inch. The image size is ca. 16.3 x 12.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 46.9 x 33.1 cm. The image size is ca. 41.5 x 31 cm.
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