Auction 106, Lot 400

"Campidonia vulgo Kemptten, peruetus sacri Romani Imperrij Oppid.", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Germany

Period: 1575 (circa)

Publication: Civitates orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.9 x 13.2 inches
45.5 x 33.5 cm

Fine plan of Kempten from this incredible atlas of Renaissance cities. The beautiful townscape depicts the small walled city with its cathedral, churches, houses and towers. The plan is embellished with three coats of arms, a large cartouche surrounding the title and map key, and two costumed figures.

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Condition: B

Toned over all with very good period-style color.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/3/2004

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