Auction 154, Lot 455

"Exactissima Totius Scandinaviae Tabula, qua tam Sueciae, Daniae, et Norvegiae Regna...", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Scandinavia

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 17.4 inches
53.3 x 44.2 cm

This finely detailed map of Scandinavia and the Baltic provides a great deal of information, particularly in Sweden and along the coastlines. It extends east to the White Sea and south to northern Germany and the Netherlands. The decorative title cartouche features putti representing various allegorical figures, including Mercury, Neptune, a river god, and Faunus.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression with full original color and a short centerfold separation in top blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/16/2015

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