Auction 96, Lot 67

"Theoria Veneris et Mercurii", Cellarius/Schenk & Valck

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica

Color: Hand Color

20 x 17 inches
50.8 x 43.2 cm

Fine decorative chart showing the movements of Venus and Mercury. Dramatic engravings of clouds, putti, figures, title banners and two smaller spheres surround the central diagram.


Condition: B

Original color with slightly irregular application. A tiny bit of minor spotting, overall very good with a sharp impression.

Estimate: $1,800 - $1,900


Closed on 9/12/2001