Auction 98, Lot 348

"Osero", Lasor a Varea, Alphonsus

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1713 (published)

Publication: Universus Terrarum Orbis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.6 x 3.2 inches
16.8 x 8.1 cm

Fine view of Osero in the Adriatic, on a full sheet with Latin text. Osero is reported to have been a town of Austrian Illyria, that was situated on an island of the same name and so near the island of Cherso as to be joined to it by a bridge. The bridge is evident here, but the island names appear to be reversed. Lasor a Varea was a pseudonym for Raphael Savonarola.

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Condition: A

Later color.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/6/2002

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