Auction 121, Lot 553

"Lisbona", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Portugal, Lisbon

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae

Color: Hand Color

14.6 x 8.8 inches
37.1 x 22.4 cm

A charming woodcut panoramic view of Lisbon, based on Braun & Hogenberg's earlier example. The city is shown from the sea, and shows many galleons, rowboats, and buildings. Along the quay, a pair of galleons are shown during construction.


Condition: B

The view has a few spots of toning, still an attractive example.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/26/2007