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Auction 116, Lot 594

"Prague", Jollain, Claude

Subject: Czech Republic, Prague

Period: 1667 (circa)


Color: Black & White

19.5 x 12 inches
49.5 x 30.5 cm
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This superb panoramic view of Prague was drawn and engraved by Jean Sauve and probably published in Jollain's rare Tresor des cartes geographiques des principaux estats de l'univers. The view depicts the city with its grand hilltop castles and has a key identifying 46 important sites. The title is contained in a ribbon-style cartouche flank by two coats of arms.


Condition: A

Estimate: $600 - $800

Sold for: $650

Closed on 9/20/2006