Auction 91, Lot 274

"Tabula Europae V",

Subject: Italy

Period: 1545 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 10.7 inches
34.3 x 27.2 cm

Fine woodblock, Ptolemaic map of Italy with only the top of Sicily but including the Balkan coastline. Large sea creature being ridden by a sea nymph. Couple of worm holes in margin, clean crisp impression.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/14/2000

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