Auction 111, Lot 431

"Lutzenburg", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Luxembourg

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm

Miniature map covering Luxembourg decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. This series of maps was accompanied by text by Michel Coignet and was published by Jan B. Vrients. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Original color with slight oxidation and some minor foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/8/2005

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