Auction 151, Lot 573

"Ager Orivetanus", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Central Italy

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm

This charming miniature map, oriented with north to the left, depicts a portion of the Lazio region just north of Rome. The map extends from Orvieto in the north to Cerveteri in the south, with Lake Bolsena and Lake Bracciano prominently depicted. Adorned with two strapwork cartouches. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7335:342.

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with a hint of toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $50

Closed on 11/19/2014