Auction 121, Lot 512

"Rubeaquum Rufach", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: France, Alsace

Period: 1550 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae Universalis

Color: Black & White

13.7 x 9.5 inches
34.8 x 24.1 cm

A bird's-eye view of the Alsatian village of Rouffach. Set amidst the equally detailed countryside, the view provides individual renderings of each building, the city walls, the Chateau d’Isenbourg and the river that passes in front of the town. A long flowing banner bearing the name of the city and the date 1548 runs across the top. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

There is some faint irregular toning, still very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 9/26/2007