Killian, George Christian Lisabon, Olyssipo. "Lisabona Ankunsst.Konigs CaroliIII in Hispan. zu Lissabon A 1704 den 7 Marti." Augsburg Killian, George Christian c1760
Copper engraved view of Lisbon, from George Christian Killian 's edition of "Curiosen Staats und Kriegs Theatrums"Black & white as published. The view shows the city in 1704 from the sea with many boats and ships in the foreground. Title medallion suspended from decorative Baroque swags Descriptive text to left of image. Dark impression.
Georg Christian Kilian (1709 - 1781) Was part of a large family of engravers working in Germany. he would take over the publishing house of Gabriel Bodenehr in 1758
Bodenehr 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.
"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.
160 by 220mm (6¼ by 8¾ inches).
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