Auction 111, Lot 525

"Vicentinum Territorium", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Italy

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 the northeastern region including Vicenza and Padua with north oriented to the right. 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: A

Attractive original color with slight oxidation.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/8/2005

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