Auction 117, Lot 557

"[Die Statt Baden]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Germany, Baden

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.8 x 10.1 inches
35.1 x 25.7 cm

Dramatic woodcut engraving of Baden drawn from a bird's eye perspective. Topped with a pair of angels supporting the crest of the town. Many farms and houses are noted in the surrounding countryside.

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Condition: B

Light overall soil, small reinforced tear in lower right margin, just into neatline. Engraving is otherwise crisp and clear.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/6/2006

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