Nr. 914: Fiorenza

Large panoramic view

„Fiorenza“. General panoramic view taken from Montoliveto, with key 1 to 63 below the view in Italian language only. Printed from 2 engraved plates on 2 sheets joined after a design by Friedrich Bernhard Werner, published by Johann Friedrich Probst, Augsburg c. 1740. (PM) 35 x 102,5, whole sheet 42 x 114 cm.

2nd state (of 3) of the the first Wolff/Probst panorama of Florence after the design by Werner (1690-1776), who took it on the spot when he stayed in Florence in the winter of 1729/30. - Fine even impression from the 2 plates on laid paper with 2 big watermarks. Ample blank original margins all around. Few vertical folds smoothened and taken out. Negligible restorations in white margins only. An excellent copy of outstanding quality!
€ 3.000

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