"Geneve Genff", Bodenehr, Gabriel
Subject: Geneva, Switzerland
Period: 1710 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13.3 x 5.7 inches
33.8 x 14.5 cm
This is a lovely bird's-eye view of the great city of Geneva with Lake Geneva in the background and the Rhone River in the foreground. The 12th century St. Pierre Cathedral looms high above the city, with several other castles and buildings punctuating the skyline. German text at left provides a brief description and a numbered key at right locates 18 important sites within the city. Printed on two sheets, joined as issued.
A crisp impression on watermarked paper.