Auction 165, Lot 578

"Veronae Urbis Territorium, a Bernardo Brognolo Descriptum", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Northern Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Unsold

Closed on 11/15/2017

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