"Neapels - Napoli", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Naples, Italy
Period: 1580 (circa)
Color: Black & White
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm
Very decorative woodcut view that illustrates 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 an elaborate Gothic border. Titled in German at top as Neapels. German text and a map of southern Italy on verso.
A clear impression on a sheet with some toning. Bottom border of the view with some worm tracks.