Auction 101, Lot 347

"Die Statt Landaw", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Germany

Period: 1547 (dated)

Publication: Cosmographie

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 6.8 inches
38.1 x 17.3 cm

Woodblock view of the medieval city and surrounding countryside. Quaint rendering with various activities along the roadside leading into the city. Two German crests flank the title. Engraver's initials "W.S." and date appear on a stone in the foreground. German text on verso.

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Condition: B

Light toning of fold and some minor defects in margin, not affecting view or text below.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/4/2002

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