Auction 110, Lot 454

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

Subject: France and Germany

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

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

Unsold

Closed on 3/2/2005

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