Auction 113, Lot 473

"Theatrum Belli Rhenani", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22 inches
48.3 x 55.9 cm

This detailed regional map of the Rhine and Moselle Regions exhibits the Theatre of War in 1702. The western German cities of Frankfurt, Heidelburg, Munster and Cologne are shown. The map extends to the Belgian coast to include Antwerp and Brussels, east to the French city of Reims, including Luxembourg and south to Swiss Zurich. The sheet includes two decorative cartouches, one of which incorporates a battle scene outside the city of Landau; the other with an inset of the Rhine River valley.

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Condition: A

Original color with some unevenness along border.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/7/2005

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