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Auction 146, Lot 467

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

Subject: Groningen, Netherlands

Period: 1610 (circa)


Color: Black & White

12.5 x 9.2 inches
31.8 x 23.4 cm
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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.


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


Closed on 9/4/2013