Auction 159, Lot 734

"Tab. V. De Architectura Marina oder Vorstellung eine Orlogs oder Kriegs Schiffs...",

Subject: Prints - Ships

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Hubner's Staats Zeitungs Lexicon

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.8 x 7.3 inches
22.4 x 18.5 cm

Small Dutch engraving of the marine architecture of a three-masted 96-gun man-o-war, based on Seutter's great description. The rendering includes a fine view of the ship with detailed diagrams of its equipment, construction, rigging, cutaway detail of the decks, etc. Published in Johann Hubner's Staats Zeitungs Lexicon.

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Condition: A

An excellent impression on watermarked paper, issued folding and now flattened. Minor marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 9/14/2016

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