Auction 130, Lot 414

"Europa Christiani Orbis Domina in sua Imperia Regna et Status…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Europe

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 19 inches
58.4 x 48.3 cm

An attractive early 18th century map by this important German cartographer. The map illustrates the Christian kingdoms in Europe and is characteristically filled with details, even for such a general map. The large title cartouche features a personification of Europa surrounded by adorable putti nestled in the clouds.

References:

Condition: B+

The centerfold has been reinforced and there is some soil in the margins.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $475

Closed on 12/2/2009

Archived