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A scarce "vue d'optique" (with mirror image title)  of The Place Louis XV in Paris, now known as Place de la Concorde The Place Louis XV was designed in 1755 and in this image an equestrian statue of Louis XV occupies the center.  The Luxor Obelisk is there now, having arrived in Paris in 1833.   In French.

1780 Moreau View of Place de la Concorde in Paris

SKU: 2452c
  • Title

    Vue de la Place Neuve a Paris [... de Louis XV le Bien Aimé]

  • Map Maker Specifics

    J Moreau, 1780 c., Augsburg

  • Size

    10.8 x 15.5 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Good - Very Good.  Good strike and sharp hand coloring.  Modest toning, finger soiling and small marginal chips and small fold in lower left corner.  Damp staining, more noticeable on verso.

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