Auction 106, Lot 356

"Namurcum Comitatus", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1656 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 16.2 inches
52.8 x 41.1 cm

Handsome map of the region surrounding the city of Namur based on the once secret map of Jacques Surhon (1555). Boldly decorated with a title cartouche featuring a coat of arms and four putti, an unusual compass flanked by a surveyor, and a large scale of miles cartouche.

References:

Condition: B

Fine original color. Bit of faint foxing. Tiny tears in blank margins.

Estimate: $180 - $250

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/3/2004

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