Auction 114, Lot 402

"Ducatus Brabantiae Nova Tabula in qua Lovanii Bruxellarum March S. Impreii Sylvae Ducis et Merchliniae Dominia…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.7 inches
48.3 x 57.7 cm

Fully engraved copper plate map filled with details. Covers Flanders centered roughly on Ascot and delineating the walled and fortified cities of Brussels, Niville, Mechelen, Sandvliet, Breda, Megen, Eyndhoven, Tilmont and more. Very decorative figurative title cartouche with coat of arms, soldiers and putti.

References:

Condition: B

Fine impression and coloring on thick hand laid paper. Light stain at upper left corner that enters map in uncolored area, else very good to fine.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $170

Closed on 3/1/2006

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