Auction 130, Lot 612

"Le Mont Vesuve ou Montagne de Somma pres de Naples", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Italy

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Cureiux

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.3 x 9 inches
33.8 x 22.9 cm

This interesting view of Mt. Vesuvius and the vicinity of Naples includes a inset showing active crater inside the volcano. Several people are seen climbing the mountain and peering over the edge to "Satisfont leurs curiosites" (satisfy their curiosity).

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Condition: A

Good impression and original color. Some toning and spots in the blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/2/2009

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