BG-12644-2

Antique Print of the 'Buitenhof' in The Hague by Probst (c.1770)

  • Condition: Fair. Shows wear and soiling. Small tears, slightly affecting image. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1770
  • Overall size: 42 x 30.5 cm.
  • Image size: 41.5 x 27 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Prospectus de Buyten Hof - Gezicht van het Buyten Hof tot Gravenhaghe'. Beautiful view of the Buitenhof, a square in The Hague, the Netherlands. 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.