Lot 488 of 576:
Bird's-eye view of Prague 1572  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$270
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Praga, Bohemiae Metropolis Accuratissime Expressa

Author:
Braun & Hogenberg

Place:
[Cologne]

Publisher:

Date:
1572

Description:

Copper-engraved bird's-eye view, hand-colored. 19x47 cm (7½x18½").

Panoramic view of the Bohemian capital of Prague situated on the banks of the River Vltava and surrounded by verdant hillsides. This is the top half only of the folio sheet that also included a view of Eger/Cheb. Latin text on verso.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some soiling, a few repairs on verso, small hole in image; about very good.


 
Item number:
271949
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