Auction 149, Lot 529

"A Plan of the City of Vienna", Stockdale, John

Subject: Vienna, Austria

Period: 1800 (dated)

Publication: A Geographical, Historical, and Political Description of the Empire...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 6.9 inches
24.9 x 17.5 cm

This charming small plan of Vienna extends to show the Danube River beyond the outskirts of the city. A key at left identifies 45 places of note in the city, including several churches and convents. In the Danube, a compass rose capped with a fleur-de-lis orients the north to the top right of the sheet. An ornate title cartouche appears in the top right corner.

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Condition: B+

There are a few small spots, mostly outside the neatline, and minor toning in the blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/21/2014

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