Auction 128, Lot 626

"L'Escurial", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Spain

Period: 1705 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.3 x 8.8 inches
33.8 x 22.4 cm

This fine engraving shows the fabulous royal palace that was built by King Phillip II to commemorate the 1557 Spanish victory at the Battle of St. Quentin. It was designed by the Spanish architect Juan Bautista de Toledo and was constructed from a plan based on the descriptions of Solomon's temple.


Condition: A

Bold impression with a few spots in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2009