Auction 123, Lot 8

"Germania Inferior, Sive XVII Provinciarum Geographicae Generales ut et Particulares Tabulae", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1684 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.1 x 16 inches
25.7 x 40.6 cm

A beautifully engraved title page filled with royal women representing the seventeen provinces of the Netherlands and putti gathered around the base of a statue of a woman holding a globe and calipers, representing geography.

References:

Condition: A

A nice example with wide margins. There are two professionally repaired tears in the margins, just shy of the image.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/20/2008

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