Catalog Archive
Auction 100, Lot 334

"Argentoratum Strassburg", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: France

Period: 1600 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 13.2 inches
41.9 x 33.5 cm

Impressive bird's-eye plan of the city of Strasbourg with its magnificent cathedral of Notre Dame. A network of canals and walls surrounds the medieval city. Two coats of arms including the royal German crest, a strapwork cartouche and a couple overlooking the city decorate the sheet.


Condition: B

Slight toning of centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/12/2002