"Barcino Metropolis Hispanici Principatus Cataloniae... / Barcellona die Haupt Statt des Spanischen Furstenthums Catalonien...", Seutter, Matthias
Subject: Barcelona, Spain
Period: 1740 (published)
Color: Hand Color
22.4 x 19.3 inches
56.9 x 49 cm
This decorative bird's-eye plan of Barcelona shows the city streets, key buildings, and fortifications around the city. The majestic Montjuic hill is depicted adjacent to the city. A lettered key identifies important locations surrounding Barcelona, while another cartouche in the sea gives a brief history of the city. At bottom is a panoramic view of the city with a numbered key denoting various buildings.
Full contemporary color with minor soiling and a couple of unobtrusive creases.