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Lot #137
DepartmentMaps
Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00
Last UpdatedJuly 31, 2019

Description

RARE BIRD'S-EYE ENGRAVING DISPOSITION DE LA MILICE DE PARIS ..." Circa 1660
Fully titled "Disposition de la Milice de Paris lors quelle parut deuant leurs Majes, entre le Bois de Vincennes et la d.te ville le 23.e du mois d'Aoust de l'année 1660 trois jours avant L'Entrée". Engraved by Albert Flamen. Depicts a view of the militia upon Louis XIV's triumphant entry to Paris in 1660. Regiments identified in key in lower margin. On paper, 11.5" x 17.75". Framed 19.5" x 26".
We are unable to find other examples of this engraving on the market, but there are copies at the Brown University Archives and in other museums and institutions."

Condition

Not examined out of frame. Margins may be trimmed.

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