Auction 162, Lot 496

"Hispalis Vulgairement Seville Ville Archiepiscopalle Magazin des Indes et Cappitalle Dandaluzie", Boisseau, Jean

Subject: Seville, Spain

Period: 1643 (dated)

Publication: Theatre des Citez

Color: Black & White

26.9 x 10.3 inches
68.3 x 26.2 cm

This very rare and striking panoramic view of the city of Seville depicts the city from the west bank of the Guadalquivir River. A number of locations are identified in a numbered key below the view. The city's coat of arms is at top right, with the Royal coat of arms of Spain at top left. Printed on two sheets, joined. Most of the views in Boisseau's Theatre des Citez, our Recueil de Plusieurs Villes... were engraved by H. Picart, although there is no engraver's imprint on this view.

References: Pastoureau, BOISSEAU I [46].

Condition: B

Trimmed to the neatlines on watermarked paper with light soiling.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 4/26/2017