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Auction 118, Lot 742

"Madrid", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Spain, Madrid

Period: 1685 (circa)

Publication: Description de l' Universe

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 5.7 inches
10.2 x 14.5 cm

Lovely miniature bird's-eye view of Madrid, showing the Rio Manzares flowing by the city. The view is filled with minutely engraved buildings and countryside, with the foreground showing travelers and forest.

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Condition: A

Excellent impression, color and wide margins. Oone short tear on the left repaired on the verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Unsold

Closed on 3/6/2007

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