Auction 117, Lot 583

"Bavaria", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Germany - Bavaria

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Breve compendio dal theatro

Color: Hand Color

4.9 x 3.2 inches
12.4 x 8.1 cm

This miniature map of Bavaria is centered on the Danube and its tributaries. It is adorned with a large strapwork title cartouche with a distance scale. 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

Minor damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $95 - $130

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/6/2006