Auction 133, Lot 490

"Prospect der Mulden-Brucke zu Prag, nebst der Stadt", Richter, Johann Carl August

Subject: Prague, Czech Republic

Period: 1735 (published)

Publication: Historischer Schauplatz der Brücken…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
32 x 12 inches
81.3 x 30.5 cm

This is a unique panoramic view of Prague as seen from the old town across the Vltava River. The focus of the view is the Stone Bridge (now known as the Charles Bridge) in the foreground and the Prague castle overlooking the river. The bridge is lined with 30 statues that were erected between 1683 and 1714. Printed on two joined sheets, as issued.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Sold for: $750

Closed on 9/1/2010

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