Auction 146, Lot 1

"& Omne cum Tot Sideribus Caelum Se Movit in Illo",

Subject: Frontispiece

Period: 1676 (circa)

Publication: Tableaux du Temple des Muses

Color: Hand Color

3.9 x 5.6 inches
9.9 x 14.2 cm

This lovely plate from M. des Marolles' Temple des Muses shows Atlas holding aloft the sky, as described in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Engraved by Peter de Bailliu.


Condition: A

On bright paper with some minor soiling and printer's ink residue in the blank margins.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/4/2013