Period: 1601 (circa)
Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm
Lovely, miniature map of southern France, including a portion of the French Riviera from Marseilles to Narbone, including Avignon and Arles. It is decorated with a strapwork cartouche at the left. 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. This series of maps was accompanied by text by Michel
References: King (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.