Catalog Archive
Auction 157, Lot 571

"Territorio di Bologna", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Northern Italy

Period: 1653 (published)

Publication: Nuevo Atlas

Color: Hand Color

20.6 x 16.8 inches
52.3 x 42.7 cm

A fine copper-engraved map of the region surrounding Bologna with north oriented to the left, extending north to Ferrera and west to Modena. The map is filled with cities, rivers, and pictorial depictions of mountains. Adorned with two decorative cartouches featuring Minerva and a female representation of Abundance. Spanish text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7380:1.2.

Condition: B+

Faint offsetting, minor soiling, and archivally repaired centerfold separations in the top and bottom blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/4/2016