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Auction 92, Lot 5

"[Frontispiece]", Meurs, Jacob van

Subject: Frontispiece

Period: 1670 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9.7 x 12.7 inches
24.6 x 32.3 cm
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Lovely view of Amsterdam flanked by columns incorporating vignettes on shields. At bottom, a queen is surrounded by a globe, scientific instruments, lions and trade goods. Jupiter and Mercury are seated at top. This comes from an unknown atlas. Imprint at bottom reads "Te Amsterdam bij M. Schooneveld & Zoon, Kantoor Boekverkoopers in de Beursstraat No. 1".


Condition: A

A few marginal tears with old repairs, image fine with beautiful color.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/13/2000