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Auction 115, Lot 566

"[Lot of 2] Profil de la Forteresse de Mongast... [and] Plan de la Forteresse de Mongast…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Ukraine

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 8 inches
24.1 x 20.3 cm

Pair of fine views present the impressive hilltop castle of Mukacheve, then an important stronghold of the Hungarian Empire. The castle is surrounded by a moat with the inner bank protected by the high wooden fence or palanok. It is sometimes now referred to as Palanok castle.

References: Pollak #21, p. 40.

Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/21/2006