Auction 161, Lot 587

"Hungaria Regnum", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Hungary

Period: 1643 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.1 x 16.5 inches
51.1 x 41.9 cm

Budapest is at the heart of this handsome map. It covers most of present day Hungary, but also includes a bit of Austria with Vienna in the upper left corner. Richly engraved with mountains, cities and forests and a title cartouche with the coat of arms, a river god, Pan, a cherub, and a female figure symbolizing the bounty of the land. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #2800:2A.

Condition: A

A nice example on watermarked paper, with the bottom margin extended with old paper.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/8/2017

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