"Theatrum Europaeum", Merian, Matthaus
Subject: Title Pages
Period: 1670 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
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.
Lovely color highlighted in gold. Light scattered foxing, primarily in the blank margins and a few minor creases.