Catalog Archive
Auction 102, Lot 404

"Transylvania, Sibenburgen", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Romania and Hungary

Period: 1638 (circa)

Publication: Gerardi Mercaoris I. Hondii. Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

16.7 x 13.1 inches
42.4 x 33.3 cm

Crisply engraved chart of Transylvania, today parts of Hungary and Romania. Nice detail of forested areas, mountain ranges, rivers and towns. Beautifully colored cartouche with two partially clad female figures.

References: Phillips (A) #5935-106; Van der Krogt (Atlantes) 7700:1.A.3.

Condition: B

Very lovely impression. A little scattered foxing, and small repair on centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/5/2003