Auction 103, Lot 430

"Imperium Romanum", Briet, Philippe

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 15 inches
51.3 x 38.1 cm

Attractive map showing the extent of the Roman Empire throughout Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East. Large inset map of the vicinity of Rome. Finely decorated with garlands and a strapwork cartouche flanked by a Roman soldier.


Condition: A

Clean and bright with wide margins. Later color. Couple of printer's creases. Few edge tears repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/11/2003