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