A beautifully detailed circa 1800 hand coloured print depicting Versailles by Phillipe Benoist from 'Paris Dans Sa Splendeur.
Some foxing and discolouration in the sky of Verailles. Newer frame & very simple matte job. Measures 23" x 19.5"
Phillip Benoist was a painter, draftsman and lithographer, especially of landscapes and buildings. He was born in Geneva and worked in Paris where he was a pupil of Daguerre. (1813-1905) Philippe Benoist, one of the most coveted lithographers of the 19th century, specialized in topographical views.