Auction 125, Lot 5

"Theatrum Europaeum", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 11.3 inches
17.8 x 28.7 cm

This fine allegorical title page is centered on Europa and a small globe, also centered on Europe. The female representatives of the other continents are paying tribute to Europa while several mythical figures look on the scene with approval.

References:

Condition: B+

Lovely color highlighted in gold. Light scattered foxing, primarily in the blank margins and a few minor creases.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/24/2008

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