Auction 157, Lot 514

"Le Plan de la Ville, Cite, et Universite de Paris. Capitale du Royaume de France...", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Paris, France

Period: 1724 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.1 x 8.6 inches
33.3 x 21.8 cm

This bird's-eye plan of Paris also depicts the surrounding faubourgs and environs. A key at left identifies important buildings in the city, town and university areas of Paris. Finely engraved by Herman van Loon and published by De Fer's son-in-law and successor Guillaume Danet.

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Condition: A

A nice impression with pleasant light toning and a couple small holes in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 5/4/2016

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