Auction 116, Lot 545

"Lotharingiae Tabula Generalis in qua Ducatus Lotharingiae et Barri nec non Metensis, Tullensis et Verdunensis Episcopatus…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: France

Period: 1734 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19.3 inches
57.2 x 49 cm

This large copperplate map of the Lorraine region is fully and beautifully engraved. Centered roughly on Metz, it is absolutely filled with details and information on the watershed, mountains, forests, towns, villages and numerous fortified cities. Very decorative figurative cartouche includes cherubs, figures and coat of arms.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and original color. Narrow, but adequate, original margin at top.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/20/2006

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