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Cum Privil. Ampliss. Senat. Basil.
A rare engraving. Plate 458 x 679mm. 18 x 26¾".
A view of Basel, Switzerland, along the Rhine towards the Mittlere Brücke with the Basler Münster in the background. Boats and rafts on the river; a fisherman in the near foreground. Emmanuel Büchel, Swiss artist, 1705-1775, was baker, illustrator, topographer and painter and Johann Martin Weis 1711-1751, was a German engraver from Stuttgart. This is print number two of a series of four prints drawn by Büchel between 1743 and 1747 and engraved by J.M. Weiss in Strasbourg.
[Ref: 20210] £520.00