"Veronae Urbis Territorium, a Bernardo Brognolo Descriptum", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Northern Italy
Period: 1598 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
18.4 x 12.9 inches
46.7 x 32.8 cm
Handsome and beautifully composed map of the vicinity of Verona, from Mantua to Trento, with Lake Garda shown prominently. The map is based on the cartography of Bernardino Brugnoli. A large, exotic title cartouche fills the upper left corner. French text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #120.
A sharp impression on a clean, bright sheet bearing the horn watermark commonly found on Ortelius maps. There is light toning along the edges of the sheet and a manuscript page number below the neatline.