Auction 114, Lot 460

"Nova Territorii Erfordien in suas Praefecturas…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.4 x 18.6 inches
56.9 x 47.2 cm

A lovely depiction of the countryside surrounding Erfurt in the Thuringia region of east central Germany. City prospect of Erfurt stretches below the map, identifying the Cyriacsburg castle and St. Petersburg cathedral. Mythological figures and putti embellish the text and title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Original hand color. Bit of minor soil in map, still very good.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/1/2006

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