Auction 145, Lot 584

"Nova Transilvaniae Principatus Tabula", Danckerts, Cornelius

Subject: Romania

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.2 x 19.5 inches
58.9 x 49.5 cm

This strongly engraved map of the fabled area in present-day Romania shows mountain ranges, forests and the fertile river valleys. There is a large drape-style title cartouche in the lower right and two other cartouches at left.

References:

Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with light toning, one tiny worm hole in image, and archivally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom that just pass the neatline.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/12/2013

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