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Vue de Chamouni prise du Mt. Breven


Print after Unknown Artist

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Vue de Chamouni prise du Mt. Breven




Print after Unknown Artist


View of the Chamonix Valley running horizontally across the composition; a town on the valley floor through which flows a river, either side of which are fields and patches of forest; in the centre foreground is a road with a log on which two figures with baskets sit, another figure standing beside them; a tree stump in the left foreground; forest either side of the foreground road; a glacier descends from the mountains on the far right, another smaller one on the left; a chain of snowy peaks in the background. Etching with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Fr Monty; Print maker - Konrad Sulzberger
Inscription: Lettered below image: "gravé par Sulzberger de Winterthour 1796."
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Vallée de Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France



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