"Schletstatt", Munster, Sebastian
Period: 1575 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
12.8 x 8 inches
32.5 x 20.3 cm
Bird's-eye view of Selestat in Alsace. Rendered in the typical woodcut style with fields and livestock in the foreground and the town pictured with its walls and steeples. In the sky, a cherub riding a goose holds the coat of arms and title banner. Initials of the engraver, RMD, at lower right.
Attractive old color, lightly toned with some foxing in margins.