Auction 108, Lot 363

"Afbeeldinghe vande vermaerde zeehaven ende stadt van Duynkercken met der omliggende plaetsen Sanden ende droochten…", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France and Belgium

Period: 1653 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 17.2 inches
51.3 x 43.7 cm

Impressive sea chart of the coast at Dunkerque. A few other cities are named along the coast and the banks and shoals are shown in the sea. A large fleet of warships fills the sea. At top is an expanded chart covering the coast from Middelburg to Boulogne-sur-Mer. At the lower left, under the compass rose, is an inset of the coast near Calais. Includes a superb inset coastal view of the city of Dunkerque.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #3295:1.

Condition: A

Original color. Minor soil in blank margins. Expert repair on bottom centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/29/2004