Auction 142, Lot 522

"Praga Prag", Werner, Friedrich Bernhard

Subject: Prague, Czech Republic

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.2 x 8.2 inches
31 x 20.8 cm

This finely engraved panoramic view depicts the Bohemian capital of Prague situated on the banks of the River Vltava and surrounded by verdant hillsides of the Vltava Valley. A numbered key below identifies 50 locations. The view is adorned with a title cartouche held aloft by putti and the city's coat of arms. This lovely view was drawn by Werner and engraved by Iohannes Georg Pinz. Published in Augsburg by Martin Engelbrecht.

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Condition: A

A couple of very minor spots and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $650

Closed on 11/28/2012

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