Auction 126, Lot 637

"Status Ecclesiastici Magnique Ducatus Florentini…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Italy

Period: 1716 (circa)

Publication: Grosser Atlas uber die Gantze Welt…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 18.8 inches
55.9 x 47.8 cm

This striking map covers central Italy including the Papal States and the Duchy of Tuscany. The map is densely engraved with information; the cities of Rome, Florence, Bologna and Ferrara are prominently depicted. The dramatic title cartouche represents the Papacy with symbols of the Catholic church.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/3/2008

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