Auction 121, Lot 370

"The Prospect of the Town and Fort St. Peter in ye Isld. Martinica one of the French Carribes of America…", Kip, Johannes

Subject: Martinique

Period: 1725 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16 x 10 inches
40.6 x 25.4 cm

A great example of this view of the island with numerous ships in the foreground and a numbered key naming the important places. Beautifully engraved and highly detailed, this superb view shows the coastline, with its numerous structures, the farms and plantations just beyond and the lush mountains rising above them all. A terrific engraving with great depth and wonderful composition.


Condition: A

The image is near fine, with just a little creasing. There are tape remnants on upper margin, well away from image.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/26/2007