Auction 111, Lot 692

"The City of Lovango - De Stadt van Louango", Dapper, Olivier

Subject: Africa - Western

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Afrique

Color: Hand Color

13.2 x 10.3 inches
33.5 x 26.2 cm

Bird's-eye view of the vibrant city of Loango in present-day Congo. The key (both in English and Dutch) identify the king's palace, court, gardens and other important sites. The foreground is filled with scenes of daily life and ceremony, including an execution.


Condition: B

Overall very good with a couple of small unobtrusive spots.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/8/2005