Bodenehr, Gabriel Stockholm."Die Kõnigl. Schwedische Haupt. u Residenz Stadt Stockholm." Augsburg Bodenehr , Gabriel. c1730-40
Copper engraved panoramic view of Stockholm from Gabriel Bodenehr's "Europe Pracht und Macht". Black & white as published. Poseidon in the foreground pointing down at the city. Text below the view identifying the important buildings in the city. with two medallions either end Title on decorative banner to sky,held by two putti. Dark impression; folded. Foxing to upper blank margin and lower left corner
Family of engravers and publishers of Augsburg. the foreground pointing at the city Georg Bodenehr (1631 - 1704). Published atlases and geographical books. His son Gabriel Bodenehr (1664 - 1758) took over the plates of Johann Stridbeck (1640 - 1716), revised and issued them together with many other own views and maps in his books and atlases. In 1758 Georg Christian Kilian (1709 - 1781) took over his the publishing house.
"Europe Pracht und Macht"a series of engravings depicting city views, plans, fortresses and castles in Europe. Many plates often are showing fortifications in Hungary and Southeast Europe, Spain, Belgium, Austria and Germany.
170 by 496mm (6¾ by 19½ inches).
ref: 2031 €500