Auction 119, Lot 715

"Hortus seu Vinea Illmae. Familia Ciantes ad Radices Montis Testacei Roma Cryptis Aeolys celebris", Kircher, Athanasius

Subject: Italy, Rome

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: d'Onder-Aardse Weereld

Color: Hand Color

6.8 x 7.5 inches
17.3 x 19.1 cm

This deftly engraved view portrays a portion of Rome with the Tiber River in the foreground and the St. Stefano Rotunda at upper left. On a full sheet of Dutch text with a mention of the growing of wine in the banner cartouche.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/9/2007