"Theatri Europaei Oder Historische Beschreibung…", Merian, Matthaus
Subject: Title Pages
Period: 1730 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
7 x 11.5 inches
17.8 x 29.2 cm
This is a fine allegorical title page from Merian's history of Europe in the seventeenth century. The sheet is filled with symbolic figures including a multi-headed dragon devouring civilization and the Gallic Rooster, a symbol of hope and faith.
Some paper restoration in top margin and some light toning.