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Auction 120, Lot 459

"Europa Christiani Orbis Domina in sua Imperia Regna et Status…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Europe

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm
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An attractive early 18th century map by this important German cartographer. The map illustrates the Christian kingdoms in Europe and is characteristically filled with details, even for such a general map. The large title cartouche features a personification of Europa surrounded by adorable putti nestled in the clouds.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $600 - $800

Sold for: $500

Closed on 7/18/2007