Auction 162, Lot 475

Rare Issue Printed in Sepia Ink

"Bergen... / Montes... [on sheet with] Antwerpen... [and] Naamen... [and] Maastricht... [and] Brussel... [and] Luxemburg... [and] Charleroy... [and] Luick... [and] Duinkerken... ", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1710 (circa)


Color: Black & White

23.5 x 19.6 inches
59.7 x 49.8 cm

This sheet contains nine bird's-eye plans of fortified cities throughout the Low Countries. The cities are Bergen, Antwerp, Namur, Maastricht, Brussels, Luxembourg, Charleroi, Liege, and Dunkirk. Each city is accompanied by text in both Dutch and Latin. A remarkable and rarely seen issue, even more rarely found printed in sepia ink, as with this example.


Condition: A

A nice example with very minor soiling.

Estimate: $550 - $650


Closed on 4/26/2017