Catalog Archive
Auction 123, Lot 558

"Herbipolis Wirtzburg", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Germany

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographey das ist Beschreibung

Color: Hand Color

13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

Early bird's-eye view of Wurzburg and surrounding countryside illustrating the famous Franken vineyard region. The view is dominated by the Fortress Marienberg that sits high on a hill on the opposite side of the Main River. The woodcut is decorated with two coats of arms. Title on verso with woodcut of a castle and German text .


Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/20/2008