Sébastien Munster - Plan of Paris engraved on wood in 1549

Patrick Serouge
850 €

Description

CategoryMaps
Period16th century
Style
Dimensions
Width 10.6 in
Length 1 ft 2.2 in
Condition Très bon état

Sébastien Munster (1550-1575)

Plan of Paris engraved on wood in 1549

Beautiful colors

One of the very first engraved representation of Paris.

On this plan we can see Philippe Auguste enclosure, demolished between 1529 and 1535, the Tour Billy, destroyed by lightning in 1538, and the Collegium Regium founded by François Ier (Cf. Jean Boutier, les Plans de Paris)

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