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

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.

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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

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