Auction 140, Lot 492

"Scandinavia Complectens Sueciae, Daniae et Norvegiae Regna ex Novissimis Subsidiis Delineata…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1776 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 19 inches
55.4 x 48.3 cm

This is a beautiful map of Scandinavia, including the Baltic States with a portion of northeastern Russia. This version is based upon Johann Baptist Homann's map produced approximately 50 years earlier. The map contains a rococo-style title cartouche at upper left and a second cartouche with 5 distance scales is located lower right.


Condition: B+

Nice impression with original color. There are a few minor spots and stains primarily in the blank margins, else very good.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 5/23/2012