Auction 133, Lot 540

"Vue de la Montagne de Gibraltar et de la Ligne Espagnole avec Algesiras et du Detroit, come aussi de la Cote de l'Afrique", Probst, Johann Michael

Subject: Gibraltar

Period: 1782 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 18.8 inches
55.4 x 47.8 cm

This is a very rare prospect view of Gibraltar. It illustrates the massive fortifications with an extensive key at bottom, in French and German. The bay is filled with a variety of ships including several of the floating batteries which were used in the Great Siege of Gibraltar.


Condition: B

Trimmed to neatline with some minor soil throughout.

Estimate: $750 - $900


Closed on 9/1/2010