Auction 122, Lot 505

"Harlingen", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1652 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
21 x 16.5 inches
53.3 x 41.9 cm

A superbly engraved plan of the coastal city of Harlingen, located in the province of Friesland. The map shows the city as a walled medieval town, filled with many buildings, some are identified with a numbered key at the lower right. A number of ships fill the ports and docks, and the decorative title cartouche is attended by two mer-people.

References:

Condition: B+

A dark impression on a sheet that has been professionally backed to repair some minor paper weakness and a tear at top left. A little bit of irregular toning within the view.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/5/2007

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