Auction 124, Lot 448

"Groningae et Omlandiae Dominium vulgo de Provincie van Stadt en Lande…", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 18 inches
55.9 x 45.7 cm

This detailed map of the northern Dutch region of Groningen extends to Emden. It is filled with meticulously engraved detail of the towns, landmarks and topography. The scale of miles in the lower left is graced with coats of arms, allegorical figures and a putti bearing a lyre. The map is dedicated to D. Ludolpho Tjardae of Starkenburg.

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Condition: B

A dark impression and original color. The sheet has some stains but the paper is sound. A couple marginal holes and tears have been repaired with paper on the verso.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/7/2008

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