Auction 127, Lot 746

"Raet of Stadthuys", Nieuhoff, Johann

Subject: Jakarta, Indonesia

Period: 1682 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.5 x 11.5 inches
36.8 x 29.2 cm

An attractive view of the Batavia (Jakarta) city hall. In the foreground, natives and Europeans busily go about their day, with the classical structure in the background, and the title in a banner across the sky.

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Condition: B+

A nice impression. There is some light toning on the centerfold, which has been professionally reinforced on the verso.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/25/2009

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