Auction 142, Lot 399

"Europa Christiani Orbis Domina in sua Imperia, Regna, et Status Exacte Divisa...", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Europe

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.7 x 19.4 inches
57.7 x 49.3 cm

An attractive early 18th century map by this important German cartographer. The map illustrates the Christian kingdoms in Europe and is characteristically filled with details, even for such a general map. The large title cartouche features a personification of Europa surrounded by adorable putti nestled in the clouds.

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Condition: A

Watermarked paper with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Unsold

Closed on 11/28/2012

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