Auction 127, Lot 597

"Transylvania, Sibenburgen", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Romania and Hungary

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication: Topographia Germaniae Inferioris…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.8 x 10.3 inches
35.1 x 26.2 cm

Handsome chart of Transylvania, present-day parts of Hungary and Romania. There is nice detail of forested areas, mountain ranges, rivers and towns. The elegant cartouche is topped with a crest and flanked with female figures.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 2/25/2009

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