Auction 111, Lot 521

"Florentia urbs est insignis Hetruariae, olim Fluentia dicta…", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Italy - Florence

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum Vol. I

Color: Hand Color

19 x 6 inches
48.3 x 15.2 cm

Panoramic view of the Tuscan city of Florence, birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.


Condition: B

Professionally conserved and backed with Japanese tissue. Trimmed from a folio sheet with narrow, but adequate, top margin. Stains on verso from previously being laid down.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $600

Closed on 6/8/2005