Auction 148, Lot 538

"Comitatus Glatz Authore Jona Sculteto", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Southern Poland

Period: 1643 (published)

Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 16.4 inches
50.3 x 41.7 cm

Handsome map of the Silesia region with Glatz (Klodzko) at center, attributed to the work of Jonas Scultetus (1540-1614). The forested region was renowned for its wild game and the map includes tiny illustrations of the wildlife. Two large strapwork cartouches at bottom are surrounded by hunters and game animals. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #2960:2.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with an abrasion southeast of Glatz and faint damp stains at bottom of image.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/19/2014