Auction 114, Lot 413

"Provincia", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: France

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: L'Epitome du Theatre de L'Univers

Color: Hand Color

4.5 x 3.5 inches
11.4 x 8.9 cm

Miniature version of Ortelius' map of Provence with the cities of Avignon, Marseille and Nice. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.


Condition: B

Original color with a large stain possibly from oxidation. Paper is still sound.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $45

Closed on 3/1/2006