Auction 121, Lot 517

"Artois", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: France

Period: 1588 (published)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

4.2 x 3.2 inches
10.7 x 8.1 cm

A delicately engraved miniature map of the northern province of Artois on the border with Belgium showing the coastal region south of Calais. The map extends inland to include Lille, Douai and Cambrai. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd Ed. ) pp. 140-41.

Condition: A

Lovely original color.

Estimate: $90 - $140


Closed on 9/26/2007