Catalog Archive
Auction 126, Lot 568

"Oswiecz, et Zator", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Poland

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: L'Epitome du Theatre de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm
New! Download High Resolution Image
(or just click on image to launch the Zoom viewer)

Tiny map depicting the duchies of Oswieczin and Zator in the southern part of Poland. The map is fully engraved with mountains, forests and a few cities and villages. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. This series of maps was accompanied by text by Michel Coignet and was published by Jan B. Vrients. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/3/2008

Archived