Auction 109, Lot 2

"Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive Atlas Novus Partis Secundae pars Altera", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1640 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 16 inches
24.9 x 40.6 cm

A fine title page in the classic architectural style of the Renaissance. The title is flanked by two pillars capped by pediments supporting the multiple-quartered coat of arms of Spain. At sides are the allegorical female representations of the four continents.

References:

Condition: A

Title is pasted onto sheet as is typical. Light foxing in wide margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/1/2004

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