Auction 112, Lot 562

"Bressiano", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Italy

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.2 inches
12.2 x 8.1 cm

Attractive miniature map of the Lombardy region between Lago d'Iseo and Lago di Garda with Brescia near the center. 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.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.

Condition: A

Original color.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/28/2005