Auction 103, Lot 407

"[Lot of 5]",

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.5 x 4.2 inches
26.7 x 10.7 cm

Nice set of bird's-eye views and plans engraved by Gaspar Bouttats after the famous Dutch artist Jan Peeters. The various fortifications and villages depicted were besieged by the Turks in their intermittent war with the Hapsburg Empire. Includes Canisia, Nembti, Sengrot, Stoe-Wysenburg, Zigeth and one untitled.

References:

Condition: B

Some toning and scattered foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/11/2003

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