Auction 121, Lot 573

"[Die Statt Trier]", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Germany

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 9 inches
38.1 x 22.9 cm

A finely rendered late 16th century view of Trier along the Mosel River with individual renderings of each building, the city walls, and the busy river flowing in front of the city. The official coat of arms is featured at top center, and the small banner cartouche is supported by cherubs. German text and title on verso.

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Condition: B+

A few minor stains and spots of foxing, mostly confined to the margins. Two small binding holes in upper and lower margin.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/26/2007

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