Auction 103, Lot 271

"Angra op Tercera", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Azores

Period: 1673 (circa)

Publication: Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.7 x 11 inches
34.8 x 27.9 cm

Bird's-eye view of the island with the city and its fortifications. Copied from Van Linschoten's view. Foreground is filled with sailing ships and boats.

References:

Condition: B

Nice impression with faint toning along centerfold. Professional infill of worm track just below title.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/11/2003

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