Auction 93, Lot 262

"Territorium Norimbergense", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Germany

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 14.2 inches
47 x 36.1 cm

Fabulous copper engraved map centered on Nuremberg with the surrounding countryside. The map is decorated with a large title cartouche surmounted by a trumpeting angel and a coat of arms and a smaller text cartouche. At left is a large inset plan of the city with a key to the major buildings.

References:

Condition: A

Lovely original color. Short tear in margin, else very fine.

Estimate: $500 - $550

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/6/2000

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