BG-12644-3

Antique Print of the Korte Vijverberg in The Hague by Probst (c.1760)

  • Condition: Fair/good, age-related toning. Shows wear and soiling. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1760
  • Overall size: 46 x 34 cm.
  • Image size: 40 x 27 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Gesicht by de Doelen over de Korte Vyverberg tot Gravenhaghe'. Beautiful view on the Korte Vijverberg, next to the Hofvijver in The Hague. On the right-hand side Peter Post’s ‘Het Mauritshuis’. 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: Georg Balthasar Probst (1732 - 1801) was a German artist, engraver and publisher in Augsburg.