Catalog Archive

Auction 109, Lot 6

"[Frontispiece]", Reinhardt, Andreas

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

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.


Condition: A+

Huge blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $230

Closed on 12/1/2004