Catalog Archive
Auction 182, Lot 493

"Belgium Catholicum seu Decem Provinciae Germaniae Inferioris cum Confiniis Germaniae Sup. et Franciae...", Mayer/Homann Heirs

Subject: Belgium & Luxembourg

Period: 1747 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.1 x 18.8 inches
56.1 x 47.8 cm
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This attractive copper engraved map is filled with detail of even the tiniest villages. It includes Luxembourg and the bordering regions of France and Germany. The top left corner is adorned with a large decorative title cartouche surrounded by coats of arms. Another cartouche at bottom left wreathes the eight distance scales in garlands. The key at bottom right identifies cities, towns, villages, abbeys, forests, and swamps. An alternate French title runs above the upper neatline.


Condition: A

Contemporary color on a bright sheet with a few minor spots and some marginal dampstains.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 4/28/2021