Auction 125, Lot 516

"Ducatus Brabantiae Nova Tabula in qua Lovanii Bruxellarum March S. Impreii Sylvae Ducis et Merchliniae Dominia…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.7 inches
48.3 x 57.7 cm

This fully engraved copperplate map covers important Duchy of Brabant and is centered on the large fortress of Louvain, site of the first university in the Low Countries. Also delineated are the walled and fortified cities of Antwerp, Brussels, Niville, Mechelen, Sandvliet, Breda, Megen, Eyndhoven, and Tilmont. The very decorative figurative title cartouche features the coat of arms, soldiers and putti.

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Condition: A

Original color with some marginal stains and edge chips.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/24/2008

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