Auction 110, Lot 430

"Duynkercken a Septent… [on sheet with] Dunkerka a Meridie", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: France

Period: 1649 (published)

Publication: Novum ac magnum Theatrum urbium Belgicae Regiae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.7 x 15 inches
50 x 38.1 cm

Two magnificent views of the city of Dunkerque, one above the other. At top is the view from the sea with numerous ships entering the harbor. At bottom is a view from the south illustrating the countryside, small fishing boats, a canon factory and much else of interest.

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Condition: A

Fine impression and lovely later color. A few minor flaws in wide margins, well away from image.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $425

Closed on 3/2/2005

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