Auction 116, Lot 482

"Amsterdam Ville Capitale du Comte de Hollande fameux Port de Mer sur le Zuider Zee…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Netherlands, Amsterdam

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe…

Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 7 inches
26.7 x 17.8 cm

This attractive plan portrays the fortifications of Amsterdam with two keys and a scene below featuring fisherman. 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, pp.40-43.

Condition: A

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/20/2006