Auction 130, Lot 630

"Messine Residence Ordinaire du Viceroy de Sicile", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Sicily, Italy

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Cureiux

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.3 x 9 inches
33.8 x 22.9 cm

This is a particularly graphic plan-view of Messina with the important fortifications, walls, palaces and lighthouses depicted. Ships and fishing boats are pictured in the sea and army drills are illustrated in the surrounding countryside.

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Condition: A

Good impression and original color.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/2/2009

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