Auction 103, Lot 354

"Walcourt", Guicciardini, Giovanni Baptista

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.4 x 4.2 inches
16.3 x 10.7 cm

Nice copper-engraved bird's-eye plan of Walcourt, near Charleroi. The plan includes the fortified older part of the city built around St. Maturne's Basilica, and the new undefended faubourgs (suburbs) on the outside. Strapwork title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $95

Closed on 6/11/2003

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