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Auction 100, Lot 329

"Lugdonum", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: France

Period: 1572 (published)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19 x 13 inches
48.3 x 33 cm

Bird's-eye plan of the city of Lyons depicting the city and its busy docks, extensive fortifications and much detail of the surrounding countryside. Decorated with a finely dressed man and woman in foreground and two strapwork cartouches. This is sheet 10 from Volume I, published in 1572.


Condition: C

Good impression with wide margins. Original color with some oxidization, but the paper is sound. Long split top and bottom along fold.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/12/2002