Auction 96, Lot 299

"Plan de La Ville Ouvrages et Chateau de Namur…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.2 x 14.1 inches
51.3 x 35.8 cm

Fascinating plan view of the fortified city of Namur illustrating the siege in which it was captured by the French. The city is surrounded by troops and artillery and the French cavalry and armies are shown in the foreground preparing their march on the city. The large title cartouche includes a scene of the surrender.

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Condition: B

Some tissue repairs on damaged folds. Later color.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2001

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