Auction 129, Lot 585

"Francfurt am Mayn", Koppmayer, Jakob

Subject: Germany

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication: Delineatio Provinciarum Pannoniae…

Color: Black & White

Size:
13 x 7 inches
33 x 17.8 cm

This is a scarce panoramic view of the walled and fortified city of Frankfurt. The view is highly detailed showing bridges, cathedrals, churches, towers and gates, streets and individual buildings. The river is filled with trading boats conducting commerce. One windmill is shown. Below the view, the legend locates 20 important buildings. A banner cartouche holds the title in the sky, with the coat-of-arms below. Blank verso.

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Condition: B+

Very nice example with wide margins and dark impression. Lower centerfold with expertly repaired split in blank margin. Some hinge tape remnants on verso at upper margin.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Unsold

Closed on 9/23/2009

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