Auction 117, Lot 490

"[Lot of 2] Oudenarde Ville Forte du Comte de Flandre… [and] Nieuport Port de mer…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1691 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

11 x 8.3 inches
27.9 x 21.1 cm

Pair of fine plans illustrating the important fortifications of Oudenard and Nieuwpoort. 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: $130 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006