Auction 126, Lot 646

"Parma", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Parma, Italy

Period: 1580 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographiae

Color: Black & White

13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

A lovely view of Parma as a walled medieval city under siege, with cannons blasting and troops stationed in the countryside. The smaller towns of Cremona and Piacenza are also noted. It is surrounded by a striking border with Gothic figures. German text on verso.


Condition: B+

Slight show through of text on verso, else very good.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/3/2008