Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 400

"Middelburch", Guicciardini, Luigi

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1582 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.2 x 9.2 inches
28.4 x 23.4 cm

A superb bird's-eye plan of the city of Middelburg illustrating the fortifications, houses, churches, canals and bridges. Several ships fill the canals including two that are depicted firing on the city with defending canons returning fire. Ornamented with a strapwork title cartouche and two coats of arms.


Condition: A

Some damp stains and edge tears, not affecting map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/1/2004