Item #204588 Prosp. der Statt Parys wie solche an jietzo an zusehen; 17th century Paris. Matthaus MERIAN.

Prosp. der Statt Parys wie solche an jietzo an zusehen; 17th century Paris

Frankfurt: 1655.

View. Engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 10.5" x 31.25".

Panoramic view overlooking Paris when approached from the Northeast. Beautiful scroll along the bottom lists 44 landmarks, which have tiny, corresponding numbers above the distant hilltops. Most of which are churches, including Notre Dam. Matthaus Merian (1593-1650), was a draughtsman, topographical engraver, and publisher from Switzerland.This is a rare and beautiful example of his work.

Binding: Unbound
Condition: Very Good
Language: English

Price: $2,450.00

Item #204588

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