Auction 112, Lot 558

"Romagna, olim Flaminia", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Italy

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm

Attractive miniature map of north-central Italy decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. 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 scattered foxing.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/28/2005