Auction 121, Lot 668

"Napoli", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Naples, Italy

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

Very decorative woodcut view of the fortified city of Naples from the bay, with many ships and people. The castle of San Martino is shown on the hill, as well as the Castel dell'Ovo and the Castle Nuovo. The view is surrounded by a very Gothic border,. Titled in German at top as Neapels. German text and another small European city view on verso.

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Condition: A

A nice example with very faint show-through of the text on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/26/2007

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