Auction 107, Lot 296

"Novissima et accuratissima Hungariae…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1745 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 20 inches
58.4 x 50.8 cm

A superb map of Hungary, Romania and the Balkans dense with place names and topographical features. At bottom are two very graphic and historically interesting cartouches. Surrounding the title are scenes including a portrait of the king of Hungary, a soldier, the personification of Justice, river gods, and numerous putti each holding a herald representing the neighboring regions. Surrounding the distance scale is a group of men engaged in wine tasting, hunting and fishing.


Condition: A

Small stain in top border, still very good.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/9/2004