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Antique Print of the Pearl Bastion by Habermann (1770)

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Antique print of the Pearl Bastion titled ‘Prospect von der Bastion Perl langst der Courtine des Castells Batavia / Vue de la Bastion Perl de Batavie.’ View of the Parel Bastion (Pearl Bastion) of Castle Batavia, present day Djakarta, Indonesia. 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. 

Made by ‘Francois Xavier Habermann’ after an anonymous artist. Francois Xavier Habermann (1721-1796), German engraver. Published at: Negoce comun de l’Academie Imperiale d’Empire des Arts libereaux.

Condition: Very good, please study image carefully.
Overall size: 55 x 42,5 cm (including passe-partout)
Image size: 42 x 30 cm.

6.000.000,00 IDR
375,00 Euro
420,00 USD

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