Auction 146, Lot 463

"Rhenolandia, Amstelandia et Circumjacentia Aliquot Territoria...", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Central Netherlands

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.4 x 18.4 inches
56.9 x 46.7 cm

This attractive map of Holland is centered on the area around Amsterdam, Leiden and Haarlem, extending as far south as 's-Gravenhage. The tiny street patterns of the major cities are shown along with good detail of the surrounding provinces. A compass rose orients north to the upper right, and numerous tiny ships sail the seas. The map is further adorned with a decorative title cartouche featuring putti and a coat of arms.

References:

Condition: B+

Lovely original color that has been partially refreshed, light soiling and faint damp stains in blank margins that just enter map at far right and left.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Unsold

Closed on 9/4/2013

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