Auction 150, Lot 435

"Synopsis Plagae Septentrionalis, sive Sueciae Daniae et Norwegiae Regn. Accuratissime Delineatum Stilo et Studio", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Scandinavia, Baltic, Russia

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.9 x 19.3 inches
58.2 x 49 cm

This masterfully engraved map of Scandinavia extends to the east to include portions of Russia, the Baltic states, and the northern part of Germany and Poland. Political divisions are delineated, and numerous towns and cities are located. A decorative title cartouche featuring Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, and an Edenic scene adorns the top left corner.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression with a few faint spots. There are light damp stains along the upper edge of the sheet confined to the blank margin and some marginal soiling.

Estimate: $375 - $475

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/17/2014

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