Auction 160, Lot 430

"Cartagena", Allard, Carel

Subject: Cartagena, Colombia

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Orbis Habitabilis Oppida et Vestitus...

Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 8.4 inches
26.9 x 21.3 cm

This engraving is dominated by two Native Americans, with a view of the city and harbor of Cartagena in the background. Engraved by Meijer. This engraving was published in Carel Allard's Orbis Habitabilis Oppida et Vestitus, the first town book to incorporate both maps and costume plates of cities from all over the world, including New York, Paris, Rome, Mexico, Jerusalem, Bantam, and many more.


Condition: A

A nice impression with wide margins and a few spots of foxing in the blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/16/2016