Ferney Voltaire, France
(Geneva Border Region)
Vue de Chateau de Ferney du Cote de la Cour
Copperplate Engraving from Baron Zurlauben's topography published around 1780.
Dessine par Brandoin, Dirige par Masquelier - No. 155
The letters A.P.D.R. appear on the print, which means it was engraved "avec privilège du roi" - or licensed by the king - this is an annotation which one sees only on prints published before the French revolution. It indicated the print had been approved by the French censures.
Dimensions: Sheets including margins measure around 187 mm X 252 mm.