"No. 5 Horologium Horizontale Signa Zodiaci Ascendentia…", Ritter, Franz
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany
Period: 1640 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
14.2 x 11.5 inches
36.1 x 29.2 cm
Franz Ritter was a German mathematician and astronomer whose works are very rare. This beautiful engraving is a horological diagram remarkable for the elaborately engraved decorative border. At top is a large cartouche and at bottom is a 32-point wind rose flanked by two stags.
Professional repair in top left margin.