Prints / Views & Topography

Price: EUR 50,00

Thersner, U[lrik]

Almar Stäk. Från W. Sidan. / Du cote de l´Ouest

Rit. af U. Thersner 1824. Plate mark 30 x 40 cm. Whole sheet 36,5 x 54 cm Aquatint. A later issue, probably printed in the 1840s. or 1850s. The first issue was published in 1827.

A few minor stains. A short tear to the upper margin. Near fine condition.

A view of "Almar Stäk" in the province of Uppland,  just north of Stockholm. The estate is beautifully placed in the distance in its natural setting. An early steam boat can be seen out in the bay. The plate was published as a part of  the  monumental topographical work "Fordna och närvarande Sverige" (Ancient and present Sweden) issued 1817-1867 in 12 volumes containing 367 plates. The most ambitious topographical work ever published in Sweden, besides "Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna" of 1715.

Item No: 1887.