Auction 119, Lot 653

"Prospectus Elegantiores Splendidissimae Archiepiscopalis Urbis Salisburgensis…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Austria

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.3 x 19 inches
56.6 x 48.3 cm

This interesting sheet is filled with views of the ten most important churches, castles, and other buildings in Saltzburg at the time. A striking bird's-eye view of Salzburg is at the lower right, showing the Salzach River bisecting the city.


Condition: B

Nice old color and a good, dark impression with just a couple of unobtrusive spot in images. The blank margins have some light stains a few short tears, one that just touches the image that has been repaired on the verso with archival tape. Hinge remanants on verso.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Sold for: $275

Closed on 5/9/2007