Auction 119, Lot 583

"Andaluzia", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Spain

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Breve compendio dal theatro

Color: Hand Color

4.5 x 3.3 inches
11.4 x 8.4 cm

Miniature map covering the Andalusian region surrounding Seville decorated with a tiny ship and sea monster. 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: $130 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/9/2007