Auction 96, Lot 8

"Atlas Minor Sive Totius Orbis Terrarum Contracta delineata ex conatibus", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 15.8 inches
25.4 x 40.1 cm

Bold and graphic title page in full color. The scene includes two women drawing maps with a lion curled at their feet, Neptune astride a large globe (showing the Atlantic Ocean), a trumpeting angel, and Atlas bearing a celestial globe on his shoulders.

References:

Condition: B

Soiling in margins and a couple of tiny spots.

Estimate: $325 - $350

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/12/2001

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