Auction 96, Lot 324

"Sito & Figura di Francofordia citta, come e nel 1546", Munster, Sebastian

Subject: Germany

Period: 1558 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.1 x 11.9 inches
38.4 x 30.2 cm

Excellent woodblock view of Frankfurt am Main. The bird's eye prospective provides an excellent view of the houses, churches, and cathedral within the city walls and the boats, weirs and bridges on the river. It is decorative with a large coat of arms, two cartouches containing keys and held aloft by putti, and a unique compass floating in the river.

References:

Condition: B

Trimmed at sides, as issued with minor toning and text show through from verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/12/2001

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