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Auction 182, Lot 501

"Landgraviatus Alsatiae tam Superioris quam Inferi cum Utroque Marchionatu Badense ut et Tractu Herciniae Silvae ac Ditione Quatuor Urbium Silvestr", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Northeastern France & Southwestern Germany, Rhine River

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 22.8 inches
48.3 x 57.9 cm
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This graphic map of the Alsace region dramatically follows the course of the Rhine River from Basel and Lauffenburg north to Philipsburg, and shows Strasburg, Colmar, Friberg, and Rotweil. In the decorative cartouche, allegorical figures, including Mercury and a River God, display the Alsatian coat of arms.


Condition: A

A nice impression on a bright sheet with minor marginal soiling.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $275

Closed on 4/28/2021