Auction 108, Lot 403

"Superioris Alsatiae nec non Brisigaviae et Suntgaviae Geographica Tabula in qua subjacentia Territoria distincte ostenduntur…", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: France and Germany

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.7 x 18.2 inches
55.1 x 46.2 cm

Large map of the Alsace region and the Rhine River valley. Includes the fortified cities of Colmar, Freiburg, Breisach, Basle and Schaffhausen. Decorated with a fine (fully colored) figural cartouche featuring a soldier, river gods, putti and a vineyard.


Condition: B

Minor soil and slightly faded original color. Expert repairs of four tears into map (about 2") at top, now nearly invisible.

Estimate: $180 - $240


Closed on 9/29/2004