"Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica, vulgo Compas Charte…", Lotter, Tobias Conrad
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany
Period: 1760 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.7 x 19.6 inches
57.7 x 49.8 cm
Dramatic chart of a 32-point wind rose with rich Baroque decoration. Surrounding the rose are 32 wind-heads that represent various races of mankind. Each of the points is named in six languages (German, Dutch, Italian, Latin, French and Spanish). In the four corners are the allegorical representations of the four seasons.
Couple of short tears in blank margins, well away from map.