Auction 121, Lot 552

"Cataloniae Principatus nec non Ruscinonensis et Cerretaniae Comitatus…", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Spain

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 19 inches
58.4 x 48.3 cm

A decorative map of the Spanish region of Catalonia that covers the Mediterranean coastline from the French border via Barcelona to Tortosa. The map is filled with detail of topography, towns, roads, schools, churches and fortified cities. The cartouche incorporates the scale of miles and is richly ornamented with mermaids, Neptune, cherubs and a trumpeting angel representing fame.


Condition: A

Nice old color and a great impression, with one light crease.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/26/2007