Catalog Archive
Auction 161, Lot 578

"Potentissimae Helvetiorum Reipublicae Cantones Tredecim cum Foederatis et Subjectis Provinciis", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1710 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.8 x 19.1 inches
57.9 x 48.5 cm

Large, detailed map of Switzerland is colored to show the regions of various religious enclaves. A large, decorative title cartouche features the coats of arms of the cantons. Below the cartouche and in the lower left corner are vignettes of farm and village life.


Condition: B+

Original color with light toning along the centerfold and an archivally repaired edge tear at right that just touches the map border.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/8/2017