Auction 111, Lot 547

"Andaluzia", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Spain

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.7 x 3.1 inches
11.9 x 7.9 cm

Miniature map covering the region surrounding Seville decorated with a tiny ship and sea monster. 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.


Condition: B

Original color with slight oxidation and a few spots, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/8/2005