Radel (1739-1808) and Benard, Robert (1734-?)

[Antique etching, theatre, fire, 1772] Machines de Théatres ( Machinary of the Opera of Paris), published 1772, 1 p.

Plate XIV of a series describing the scenic machines employed at the Opera of Paris. Titled on the bottom:’Élévation de la Charpente du Comble pour le Service de la Machine du Chemin Ceintré et idées ou esquisse de Decorations d’un Salon dans lequel Médée poignarde ses enfans á / la vue de Jason, et démolition d’un Tombeau enflammé avec le Service des éclairs’; Elevation of the framework of the roof serving the machine for [creating] the wave motion, and ideas or sketches of scenery for a hall in which Medea stabs her children at the sight of Jason, and [the] demolition of an enflamed tomb with lightning facilities.’ from ‘L’Encyclopedie’. Signed on the bottom: ‘Radel Del’and ‘Benard Fecit’; above:’2e Section. [….] Pl. XIV’

Etching on paper, with margins; platemark: 357 x 445 mm, total: 418 x 487 mm; traces of folding in the middle, water stain on the top right corner

Incl. BTW  84,70

Excl. BTW  70,00

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