Auction 123, Lot 624

"Ducato di Parma et di Piacenza", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Italy

Period: 1637 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 15 inches
48.3 x 38.1 cm

A handsome map of the area surrounding Parma and Piacenza, with the River Po at top and a portion of the Apennines at bottom. The map is filled with cities and pictorial topography. A pair of cornucopias overflow onto the block-style cartouche. French text on verso.


Condition: B

A good impression on a sheet with oxidized original color. There is a verdigris crack at the bottom of the cartouche. Some scattered foxing, mostly confined to the margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $210

Closed on 2/20/2008