Auction 110, Lot 429

"Territorium Argentoratense", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1647 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.2 x 14.7 inches
48.8 x 37.3 cm

A finely engraved map centered on the city of Strassburg. The map is orientated with east at the top and includes the Rhine from Drusenheim to Rhinau. The decorative cartouche includes figures showing the customary dress of both peasants and nobles. Two coats of arms balance the composition in the upper right corner. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

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Condition: B

Tissue repairs of a short tear in bottom border (just right of centerfold) and a small wormhole (just below Schwartzach).

Estimate: $300 - $350

Unsold

Closed on 3/2/2005

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