Auction 140, Lot 588

"Archiepiscopatus Trevirensis", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Germany

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 16 inches
48.3 x 40.6 cm

This copper-engraved map covers the Reinland Pfalz area, a wine growing region through Germany, Luxembourg and France. The map is filled with details of towns, villages, forests and rivers. Coats of arms also decorate the map, indicating the various duchys and bishoprics. The strapwork title cartouche is topped with a bishop's hat and is accompanied by an ecclesiastical figure in robes. German text on verso.

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Condition: B

Original color with wide margins. There is a tiny hole and crack at top due to the oxidation of green pigment and a few white spots near the cartouches at bottom.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/23/2012

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