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Auction 91, Lot 283

"Prospect der Statt Candia/Das Bollwerct Sabionira…/Des Bollwerck St. Andreae…",

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.7 x 11.7 inches
37.3 x 29.7 cm

Copper engraved sheet with two plans at bottom and a panoramic view of Candia at top. The plans depict the fortifications, and are dated 1668-9. The view is very attractive, showing the mountainous island of Crete with numerous ships and boats in the foreground. A fine crisp impression.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/14/2000