"Romanun Teritorium", Ortelius/Coignet
Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
5 x 3.5 inches
12.7 x 8.9 cm
Charming miniature of Rome and its surrounding area, embellished with a strapwork title cartouche. It was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. This series of maps was accompanied by text by Michel Coignet and was published by Jan B. Vrients. Latin text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.