Auction 114, Lot 430

"Veue du Port et des Environs de Ville Franche…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe

Color: Hand Color

8.2 x 5.5 inches
20.8 x 14 cm

Bird's-eye view of the protected harbor of Villefranche sur Mer showing its various fortifications. Nicolas de Fer held the title of Geographer at Louis XIV's court. He was one of the most prolific publishers of plans of European cities in the late seventeenth century.

References: Pollak #21.

Condition: A

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/1/2006