Auction 169, Lot 9

"Mercurio Geografico Overo Guida Geografica in Tutte le Parti del Mondo...", Rossi, Giamcomo Giovanni

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 16.4 inches
26.2 x 41.7 cm

This is a beautiful example of a Renaissance title page with classical mythological figures presented in a beautiful landscaped scene. The female representatives of the continents are gathered with Mercury and a scholar.

References:

Condition: B

Trimmed to the neatline all around and backed with old paper to create new margins. Light staining in the cartouche at bottom with a few tiny chips at the center of the image.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2018

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