Madrid.Madrid Villa Capital del Reino de España y Real Corte de los Reyes Católicos, vista de la Puente de Sogovia.
a Paris chés Charpentier rué S. Jaques au Coq. [n.d., c.1736].
Engraving with large margins, scarce. Platemark: 350 x 520mm 13¾ x 20¼"). Faint vertical crease in centre of sheet.
A panoramic view of Madrid, Spain. The print is numbered at 17 locations, with a key below, highlighting the important places and buildings in the city, including the Royal Court of the Catholic Kings (9) shown in the centre of the skyline in the distance, the Manzanares river (2) which flows through the city at the bottom of the image, the Bridge of Sogovia (12) crossing the river, and the Colegio Imperial de Madrid (17) a Jesuit educational institution in Madrid, founded at the end of the 16th century acquiring the title of 'Imperial College' thanks to the patronage of the Empress Maria, daughter of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. Titles in both Spanish and French below image.
[Ref: 33562] £580.00