Auction 125, Lot 517

"Arena Martis in Belgio, Qua Provinciae X. Catholicae Inferioris Germaniae", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 19 inches
56.4 x 48.3 cm

A detailed map of Belgium and parts of Holland, France and Germany showing the territories occupied by the French, English, Dutch, Bavarians, and Prussians with a color key below the title cartouche. A secondary cartouche at lower right shows two lions guarding a miniature panoramic view of Lüttich (Liege) under bombardment.

References:

Condition: C+

Original coloring with some scattered stains and a few repaired tears, a couple of which enter into the map but are not distracting.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/24/2008

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