Auction 130, Lot 628

"Rome de beroemste stad van den ganschen aerdbodem", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Rome, Italy

Period: 1702 (published)

Publication: Hecatompolis, sive Totius Orbis Terrarum…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.2 x 9 inches
25.9 x 22.9 cm

This is a rare view of Rome from Schenk's important town atlas. Some ancient ruins and a pastoral scene fill the foreground. The Latin title is at lower right, Roma, celeberrima ac famigeratissima urbs totius orbis.

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Condition: A

There are some faint brown ink notations in the blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/2/2009

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