Auction 129, Lot 543

"Plan General des Chateaux et Ville de St. Germain en Laye", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Paris, France

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.3 x 9 inches
33.8 x 22.9 cm

A fine bird's-eye plan of the chateau and grounds of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, the principal residence of Louis XIV from 1661 to 1681 and the residence of England's King James II following his exile from Britain after the Glorious Revolution in 1688. The area is now a wealthy suburb of Paris.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/23/2009

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