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Auction 94, Lot 6

"Atlas Novus ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 19 inches
27.4 x 48.3 cm
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A beautiful sheet engraved by the famous Dutch artist Romain de Hooghe. The resplendent scene depicts Europa received tribute from the peoples of Asia, Africa and the Americas. In the background Atlas holds up the heavens and Apollo drives his chariot across the sky. Several river gods are shown in the foreground.


Condition: A

Attractive later color with a bit of soil in margins.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/7/2001