Auction 103, Lot 426

"Barcelona", Stridbeck, Johann

Subject: Spain

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 6 inches
21.6 x 15.2 cm

Delicately engraved bird's-eye view of Barcelona. It shows a meticulously detailed walled city, surrounded with a patchwork of fields. The fortifications within the mountains are located, and there is a numbered key describing the main buildings and roads. Many ships sail in the sea and port of this uncommon view. Text and key along the sides.

References:

Condition: A

Nice color with some light spots of foxing in text areas of view.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $85

Closed on 6/11/2003

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