Auction 150, Lot 501

"Geneve Genff", Bodenehr, Gabriel

Subject: Geneva, Switzerland

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.3 x 5.8 inches
33.8 x 14.7 cm

This is a lovely bird's-eye view of the great city of Geneva with Lake Geneva in the background and the Rhone River in the foreground. The 12th century St. Pierre Cathedral looms high above the city, with several other castles and buildings punctuating the skyline. German text at left provides a brief description and a numbered key at right locates 18 important sites within the city. Printed on two sheets, joined as issued.

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Condition: A

Excellent impression and color with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/17/2014

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