Auction 90, Lot 7

"Gedrukt tot Amlterdam by Ioannes van Keulen",

Subject: Frontispiece

Period: 1732 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.2 x 10 inches
38.6 x 25.4 cm

Beautiful engraving from an unknown atlas. It appears to be an advertisement for van Keulen, sea chart and instrument maker. It depicts a woman (perhaps Amphitrite) riding a horse-drawn chariot emerging from the sea. Spotting in margins and title at bottom. Very sharp impression.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $240

Closed on 3/15/2000

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