Four various perspective theatres
Holland, third quarter 18th century, verre eglomisé in oak case
Each with three reverse painted glass panels, immitating perspective. One with a depiction of various figures in a garden. One with a pair of anglers. One with a river view by moonlight. The last with a perspective from a forest on a pond with ruins in the background.
H. 31 x W. 39 x D. 7.5 cm
Exhibition catalogue: ‘Ich sehe was, was du nicht siehst! Sehmachinen und Bilderwelten. Sammlung Werner Nekes. Museum Ludwig, Cologne 2002, page 102 and 103.