Auction 111, Lot 524

"Florentinum Dominium", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Italy

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.9 x 3.3 inches
12.4 x 8.4 cm

Miniature map covering the Tuscan region including Florence. It 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.

References: King (1st) pp. 74-75.

Condition: B

Original color with some oxidation and foxing in margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/8/2005

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