Auction 115, Lot 448

"Schletstatt", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France

Period: 1575 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 7.8 inches
33 x 19.8 cm

Bird's-eye view of Selestat in Alsace. Rendered in the typical woodcut style with fields and livestock in the foreground and the town pictured with its walls and steeples. In the sky, a cherub riding a goose holds the coat of arms and title banner. Initials of the engraver, RMD, at lower right. German text below and on verso.

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Condition: B

Lightly toned with slight show through of text on verso.

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/21/2006

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