Auction 127, Lot 4

"Theatri Europaei Zwolffter Theil…", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1691 (published)


Color: Hand Color

7 x 10.3 inches
17.8 x 26.2 cm

This is a graphic allegorical title page from Merian's history of Europe in the seventeenth century. The sheet is filled with symbolic figures representing the war, famine and disease that plagued Europe during the period. It was drawn by J. Heiss and engraved by G.A. Wolffgang.


Condition: A

There is minor soil in the margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/25/2009