Auction 134, Lot 553

"Orvietum", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-thresoor

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.4 inches
12.2 x 8.6 cm

This little map focuses on the territory of Orvieto in southwestern Umbria. It was engraved by Petrus Kaerius for the Map-treasury, which was published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 80-82.

Condition: A

Dark impression with some soil in margins and paper laid in to repair the bottom right corner, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $110 - $160

Sold for: $65

Closed on 12/1/2010