Auction 117, Lot 482

"Gallia Belgica", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Breve compendio dal theatro

Color: Hand Color

4.1 x 3 inches
10.4 x 7.6 cm

Miniature map covering Belgium, Luxembourg and the southern part of the Netherlands decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. Italian text on verso.


Condition: A

Light damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/6/2006