Auction 146, Lot 475

"Novissima et Accuratissima XVII Provinciarum Germaniae Inferioris Delineatio", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.4 x 18.4 inches
56.9 x 46.7 cm

A handsome map of the 17 Provinces of the Netherlands. The elegant title cartouche is surrounded by allegorical figures representing Fame, the goddess Athena, and historical figures. The key to the map is elaborate, with garlands, a coat of arms, and topped with the symbolic Lion of Belgium. Engraved by Abraham Jansz. Deur.

References:

Condition: B

Lovely original color that has been partially refreshed and light soiling. There are professional repairs to several separations along centerfold and a crease adjacent to centerfold at top. Margins at right and left have been extended to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Unsold

Closed on 9/4/2013

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