Auction 115, Lot 528

"Archiducatus Austriae Inferioris…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Austria

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grossen Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This large and boldly engraved map centers on St. Polten and details Lower Austria, along the course of the Danube River. The map extends as far south as Pinkhenfeldt and west to Ens and Steyr. Excellent detail features the mountains, forests, rivers, roads, villages and fortified cities. The large and very decorative allegorical cartouche is surrounded with cherubs, figures, and coat of arms.

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Condition: A

With very strong engraved line and fine coloring, on thick paper with original margins. Uncolored cartouche, as issued. A couple insignificant spots in map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/21/2006

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