Auction 116, Lot 462

"Episcopatus Bergensis", Jansson/Pitt

Subject: Norway

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 17.3 inches
52.8 x 43.9 cm

This superb map covers the area around Bergen with graphic topographical detail. It extends to include the mountain plateau that is now the Hardangervidda National Park. It is richly embellished with title and distance scale cartouches surrounded by putti, and sailing ships in the sea.

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Condition: A

Fine impression and lovely original color with a bit of faint toning, still very good.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $650

Closed on 9/20/2006

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