Vuë de la ville de Coire


Michel Picquenot (1747-1808)
Vue de la ville de Coire (1780)
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Michel Picquenot was a French engraver. This rare engraving was published in Paris in Tableaux topographiques.

  • image: rare engraving of view of the town of Chur in Switzerland by Jean Jacques Freancois le Barbier (1738-1826) and engraved by Picquenot
  • year: 1780
  • quality: good, a few spots (foxing) in the lower margin. Foxing is a localized deterioration of paper made before the mid-nineteenth century, so-called rag paper. This paper often contained small metal particles that rusted under the influence of moisture
  • signed: printed below the plate
  • image size: 24.9 x 37.1 cm | 9.8 x 14.6 in (h x w)
  • sheet or frame size: 43.2 x 54.3 cm | 17.0 x 21.4 in (h x w)

18th century


copper engraving


Yes, nice list



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