Auction 133, Lot 448

"Leodiensis Episcopatus", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.7 x 3.3 inches
11.9 x 8.4 cm

Charming miniature map of the Muese River valley including Namur and Liege, with east oriented at top of map. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenberg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. This series of maps was accompanied by text by Michel Coignet and was published by Jan B. Vrients. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $80 - $100

Unsold

Closed on 9/1/2010

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