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Auction 103, Lot 353

"Beaumont, en hainaut", Guicciardini, Giovanni Baptista

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1572 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6.4 x 4.7 inches
16.3 x 11.9 cm

Bird's-eye plan of Beaumont south of Charleroi, near Walcourt. Walls and a moat protect the city. In 1825 Napoleon Bonaparte used the town as his base before the Battle of Waterloo. Title in strapwork cartouche.


Condition: A

Two old repairs in bottom in blank margins, one touching neatline.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/11/2003