Auction 99, Lot 380

"Nobilissimi Germaniae Fluminis Rheni Accuratissima Delineato", Schoonebeck, Adrian

Subject: Germany and Netherlands

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 18.5 inches
55.9 x 47 cm

A two-part map on a folio sheet depicting the course of the Rhine River. The maps are filled with detail of all the tributaries, as well as even the tiniest villages. Each map is ornamented with a cartouche, the upper one featuring a River god and the lower one with Neptune.

References:

Condition: B

Margins trimmed, still adequate for framing. Backed with Japanese tissue repairing a few short tears.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/12/2002

Archived