Catalog Archive
Auction 116, Lot 583

"Salzburgk - Recens et accuratissima urbis Salisburgensis delineatio", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Austria

Period: 1582 (circa)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 12.9 inches
50.8 x 32.8 cm
New! Download High Resolution Image
(or just click on image to launch the Zoom viewer)

Beautiful panoramic rendering of the city viewed from the Kapuzinerberg across the Salzach River. The huge hilltop castle dominates the view and a key to 37 locations is set in one of several strapwork cartouches. The view was engraved after a drawing by Joris Hoefnagel. German text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

Toned with attractive old color. A mat burn, tape stains and some chipping in margins, which have been reinforced at edges. Remnants of framer's hinges on verso.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $750

Closed on 9/20/2006

Archived