Auction 111, Lot 531

"Crema", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: Italy

Period: 1610 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

5.1 x 3.7 inches
13 x 9.4 cm

Copper engraved map of the region centered on Crema. Extends to locate Lodi, Soresina, Fontanella, etc. A beautiful example that is further embellished with two fancy cartouches.


Condition: A

Bright, early impression with text layout lines still evident and old color. Map is fine except for a printer's crease in margin that just touches corner of neatline.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/8/2005