"[Die Statt Genff]", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Geneva, Switzerland
Period: 1598 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
14 x 6 inches
35.6 x 15.2 cm
An uncommon and early woodblock view of Geneva as a medieval walled city on the shores of Lake Leman. The skyline is dominated by the Cathedral of St. Peter, where John Calvin preached during the 16th century. On a sheet with German text below (6.25 x 13.5")
A little minor foxing and some toning. The lower margin has a small binding hole, well away from text or view.