‘Dass verferttigte Schloss Feürwerth.’
etching / engraving on hand laid (vergé) paper.
Sheet size: 37,5 x 30 cm. (14,8 x 11,8 inch). Image size: 33 x 23 cm. (13 x 9,1 inch).
From: ‘Architectura Universalis, das ist von Kriegs: Statt-und Wasser Gebawen.’, by Joseph Furtenbach, published in Ulm: Johan Sebastian Meder, 1635.
Made by ‘Mathias Remnoldt’ after ‘Joseph Furtenbach’. JosephFurtenbach (1591-1667) was a talented Ulm architect and, after studying architecture and engineering in Italy, he returned to Ulm where he designed buildings and gardens while pursuing other business activities. The Ulm fortifications he constructed were amongst the strongest of their time.
Condition: Good, given age. Light creasing and soiling. Original middle fold as issued. Two wormholes in bottom margin. Slight paper split at fold lines. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ORIENTAL CASTLE-FUERWERTH