"Sedan, Ville forte de Champagne…", Fer, Nicolas de
Period: 1705 (dated)
Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…
Color: Hand Color
10.8 x 6.5 inches
27.4 x 16.5 cm
This fine small plan of Sedan, the largest medieval stronghold in Europe, illustrates its multifaceted 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, p. 40.
Tear in lower margin away from image.