Nr. 666: Geneve

General view from the lake

„Geneve Ville alliée des Suisses, est sur le Lac de meme nom, le siege de l’Eveché de Geneve est presentement à Annecy en Savoye”. General view from the lake. Engraving in original colour by Pierre Aveline, Paris ca. 1700. (PM) 21,2 x 31,5 cm.

With keys 1-22 to prominent buildings of the city. – In outstandingly beautiful contemporary colour, some features heightened with gold! Wide margins at all sides. Very faint waterstaining in upper left corner, only in margin. A rare and very attractive view! - The view was preserved in an album and backed with thin laid writing paper for the protection of the following view.
€ 700

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