Auction 169, Lot 559

"Koningsberg", Halma, Francois

Subject: Kaliningrad, Russia

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving...

Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 7.4 inches
26.7 x 18.8 cm

A lovely panoramic view of the historic city of Konigsberg along the Baltic Sea. A lone man walks the countryside in the foreground, with several windmills behind him.

This engraving appeared in Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving, nae de Rechte Verdeeling der Landschappen, Plaetsen, Zeeën, Rivieren, &c. Geographisch, Politisch, Historisch, Chronologisch en Genealogisch, the Dutch edition of A. Phérotée de la Croix's Nouvelle Methode Pour Apprendre Facilement la Geographie Universelle, which first appeared in 1690.


Condition: A

A dark impression with minor toning along the edge of the sheet.

Estimate: $325 - $400


Closed on 9/12/2018