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Auction 88, Lot 254

"Ens Austriae Civitas Superiorem ab inferiore dividens", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: Austria

Period: 1617 (dated)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 13 inches
48.8 x 33 cm

Fabulous panoramic view of the city with three major structures identified. The Ens River is spanned by a bridge beside which three gentlemen are fishing. A lovely example of George Houfnagle's engraving style with rich old color. Minor mat burn in margins, overall very fine.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $325

Closed on 10/2/1999