Auction 117, Lot 508

"[Colmaria]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France

Period: 1560 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographia

Color: Black & White

13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Attractive bird's-eye plan of the Alsatian city of Colmar. This scene exemplifies the bold style of woodblock engraving with the huge cathedral and other church steeples dominating the city center, and forests, lush farmland and tiny villages filling the surrounding countryside. Italian text on verso.


Condition: B

Toned on centerfold with a couple of minor, marginal spots, chips and short tears.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 12/6/2006