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Auction 179, Lot 579

"Geneve Genff", Bodenehr, Gabriel

Subject: Geneva, Switzerland

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.3 x 5.7 inches
33.8 x 14.5 cm
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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.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/16/2020

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