Auction 146, Lot 467

"Groninga Opuleta Populosa, et Valide contra Hostiles Insultus Muinita Phrisie Urbs Ptolemeo Phileum...", Guicciardini, Luigi

Subject: Groningen, Netherlands

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.5 x 9.2 inches
31.8 x 23.4 cm

This lovely bird's-eye view of the town of Groningen is copied from Braun & Hogenberg's town plan. Individual buildings and churches are shown in detail within the fortified walls, and Groningen's coat of arms appears at top left.

References:

Condition: B

On watermarked paper with a few surface abrasions near the center of the image and several small repaired wormholes confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Unsold

Closed on 9/4/2013

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