Auction 161, Lot 616

"Oropitum", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Central Italy

Period: 1601 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.9 x 3.3 inches
12.4 x 8.4 cm

Miniature map of the region including Lake Bolsena and Orvieto in central Italy. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. This series of maps was accompanied by text by Michel Coignet and was published by Jan van Keerbergen. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 86-87; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7335:333.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet with a professionally repaired chip at top right, just outside of image.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $40

Closed on 2/8/2017

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