Vue de l'Amirauté et de ses Environs, en regardant de la Porte Triomphale vers l'Occident.

Nicolas Louis de Lespinasse (*1734 - 1808)
Antique town view of the Admiralty, Saint Petersburg. Printed in Paris in the year 1783.

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Beautiful view of the admiralty of St. Petersburg in Russia. From the Atlas Volume of "Histoire physique, morale, civile et politique de la Russie Ancienne" by N. G. Le Clerc. Engraved by Niquet after the original engraving of Mikhail Makhaev. Nicolas Louis De Lespinasse has drawn this reduced version possibly by using a camera obscura.

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CartographerNicolas Louis de Lespinasse
TitleVue de l'Amirauté et de ses Environs, en regardant de la Porte Triomphale vers l'Occident.
Publisher, YearParis, 1783
Plate Size25.0 x 34.7 cm (9.8 x 13.7 inches)
Sheet Size32.0 x 51.3 cm (12.6 x 20.2 inches)
ReferenceR. Cohen 613

Condition

Some staining in margin of plate, small marginal creases

Cartographer

Nicolas Louis Lespinasse was born 1734 in Pouilly, France. He served in the military befor he became an artist. He died 1808 in Paris.

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Nicolas Louis de Lespinasse: Vue de l'Amirauté et de ses Environs, en regardant de la Porte Triomphale vers l'Occident..
Antique town view of the Admiralty, Saint Petersburg. Printed in Paris in the year 1783.

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