Auction 111, Lot 530

"Tirolis Comitat", 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 northeastern Italy decorated with an oval 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: B

Original color with slight oxidation and a few spots of foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/8/2005

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