Martin Sichnit (1754-1804)
[Optica print, illumination] Vue de la Poste Imperiale a Vienne (Wenen) (mirrored, only bottom half shown).
Martin Sichnit, Vienne ca. 1785 298 x 446 mm (plate: 281 x 391 mm) Etching/engraving/watercolour Collection des Prospects; Gravé par Sichnit a Vienne; Vue de la Poste Imperiale a Vienne; Het Postkantoor te Weenen. Close cut margins and fixed onto cardboard edges (probably for usage as a ‘magic lantern’). A small piece of the see-trough paper in missing. Print itself is in very good state. OPT071
Illuminated hand coloured optical view of the post office in Vienna (Wenen). Beautifully coloured. The outlines and light sources of the buildings and windows are perforated (dots and figures). At the back of the print we see that the holes are covered with see-through paper. Some of the holes are coated with green, red and yellow paint. This gives the illusion of coloured lights when the print is held in front of a light source. Very neatly illuminated.
Incl. BTW € 302,50
Excl. BTW € 250,00