Lot 119: A very fine and quite large view of Cambridge seen from the west
November 5, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: The Prospect of Cambridge from the West. Jan Kip (c. 1652-1722). from Britannia Illustrata. Engraving. Paris: D. Mortier, c. 1707. 20 x 24 1/4 inches visible, 25 x 29 1/2 inches framed. A very fine and quite large view of Cambridge seen from the west, from Britannia Illustrata or Views of Several of the Queens Palaces also of the Principal Seats of the Nobility & Gentry of Great Britain. In the sky a cherub, with the title banner. A numbered key identifies prominent buildings and locations.
Artist or Maker: Jan Kip