HABERMANN, Francois Xav.
Vue de Venisse, quand on vient de la Cote de Chioggie.
Vue d’optique of Venice. Characteristic reversed text runs along the top of the image. These perspective views were intended for use in an optical diagonal machine. When the spectator looks at perspective views through the lens of the viewing machine, an illusion of recession is produced.
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Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Very good condition; slight foxing. Size: 43.5 x 33.5 cm.