Brussels, Interior of the Church of Notre Dame du Sablon at. Intérieur de l’Église Notre Dame du Sablon a Bruxelles. Detail view of the interior of Notre Dame des Victoires with manifold figurines. Color lithograph by François Stroobant (Brussels 1819 – Elsene 1916). Inscribed: (18)51 F S / F. Stroobant del. et lith. / C. Muquardt éditeur. / Imp. Simonau & Toovey, Bruxelles., otherwise in French, German, and English as above. 13½ × 8¾ in (34.4 × 22.2 cm).
Boetticher II/2, 855. – “Belgian architectural painter … known by works and drawings to art history, especially of his homeland. Several drawings he has lithographed himself.” So the present one, too.
Built in the 15th century by the Guild of Crossbowmen the Gothic church was the burial place of the princes of Thurn and Taxis in the 16th century.
Offer no. 15,508 / EUR 148. (c. US$ 171.) + shipping
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