Auction 113, Lot 529

"Circulus Saxoniae Superioris in quo Ducatus & Electoratus Saxoniae Marchionatus Misniae et Landgraviatus Thuringiae…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1715 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.3 x 18.5 inches
56.6 x 47 cm

Handsome map of the area of east central Germany roughly centered on Leipzig. Also includes Dresden, Halle, Gotha, and Schweinfurt. The elaborate title cartouche features a group of putti and Mercury with a vignette of Leipzig. More putti are shown in the distance scale cartouche.


Condition: B

Light toning on centerfold with an old repair of fold separation.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/7/2005