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18th Century Engraving of Le Theatre d'Eau


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18th Century Engraving of Le Theatre d'Eau

Le Theatre d'Eau, French 18th century engraving for a view optique, by Jean-Baptiste Rigaud and published by du Roy, circa 1760. Unframed, retaining the original gouache colouring and full title band. The Water Theatre was created between 1671 and 1674 by André Le Nôtre and destroyed in 1775. The grove had been dormant for many years. It now hosts a contemporary garden, respectful of the general context of the park of Versailles and its history.
Located in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles, between the grove of the Star and the Three Fountains, it was originally one of the richest and most complex gardens.


  • H: 26cm (10.25in)
  • W: 49cm (19.25in)


18th Century & Earlier

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Walpoles is an antiques business that has been established for more than 35 years with an extensive stock which can be divided into three broad themes: "The Army" encompassing colonial furniture and works of art, folk art of the British soldier as well as campaign furniture, pictures and objects of a military theme; "The Navy" covering fine and folk art associated with the British Royal and Merchant Navy fleets as well as fine art and objects that fall under a title of "The China Trade"; and finally there is an established core of furniture, pictures and works of art typical of "The English Country House".

Founded by Graham Walpole, the business first set up in Church Street, in London’s Marylebone, and by the end of the 1980s had moved to Westbourne Grove, from where they dealt until the turn of the last century. In 2004 Walpoles relocated to their home town of Greenwich and joined the British Antiques Dealers Association but now work from 111 Portobello Road. Please be aware that this shop is too small to show all of the stock on the website and that you should make an enquiry before your journey to ensure that the item in question is there for you to see. We are open every day, with the exception of Sundays, between the hours of 10 a.m. & 4 p.m., (Saturday 7.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

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