Auction 109, Lot 6

"[Frontispiece]", Reinhardt, Andreas

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 12.7 inches
19.1 x 32.3 cm

Unusual military-theme frontispiece. The central scene includes figures struggling with an eagle over a large cloth map with fortification plans of Copenhagen, Cracovia, Turnovia and Casimiria. A battle scene at Alexandria occupies the middle ground and in the clouds are allegorical figures representing intelligence and peace.

References:

Condition: A+

Huge blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $230

Closed on 12/1/2004

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