Auction 121, Lot 536

"Die Statt Strassburg", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: France, Strasbourg

Period: 1643 (dated)


Color: Black & White

14.2 x 11 inches
36.1 x 27.9 cm

Interesting bird's-eye plan that depicts the city of Strasbourg, whose original name was Argentoratum. The plan shows the walls, bridges, fortifications and only the major buildings and churches with a key at upper left.


Condition: B

Lightly toned with a few faint spots. Tape repair of a couple of edge tears, well away from map. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/26/2007