"Prospect und Grund-Riss der Kayserl Residenz-Stadt Wien…", Homann, Johann Baptist
Subject: Vienna, Austria
Period: 1740 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm
An attractive bird's-eye plan of old Vienna and its fortifications and the surrounding suburbs with a detailed panorama below. The map has a numbered and lettered key to 32 locations in a decorative cartouche held aloft by an eagle and three putti. Beautiful baroque engravings of soldiers, allegorical figures and weaponry flank the view of the city.
Light impression and original color. There are a couple tears extending into the scene at bottom with professional tissue repairs on verso.