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Auction 118, Lot 592

"Ultraiectini Dominii Tabula…", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 18 inches
55.9 x 45.7 cm

This large, bold map is centered on Utrecht, and shows the countryside reaching to Amsterdam, Amersfoort and Schoonhoven. The map presents a fabulous view of the extensive canall systems and polders of theregion. It is decorated with a figurative cartouche topped with a coat of arms and scale of miles surrounded with cherubs and merfolk. A small compass rose orients the map with north in the lower right corner.

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Condition: B

Truly lovely, original color and a sharp impression. Scattered spots and staining throughout. Archival tissue reinforcing two spots on the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $350

Sold for: $170

Closed on 3/6/2007

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