"Abrahami Ortelii Quem Urbs Urbium Antverpia edidit…", Vrients, Jan Baptista
Subject: Title Page
Period: 1660 (circa)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.
Color: Hand Color
9.5 x 15.2 inches
24.1 x 38.6 cm
Decorative sheet from a posthumous version of the Theatrum containing a commemorative plaque showing the epitaph engraved on Ortelius’ tomb at St. Michael’s in Antwerp. The architectural style engraving includes a medallion portrait of Ortelius above and map of the Eastern Hemisphere below. Latin text on verso.