Lot 420 of 541:
Panoramic view of Prague 1572  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$192
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Praga, Bohemiae Metropolis Accuratissime Expressa
Author:
Braun & Hogenberg
Place:
Cologne
Publisher:
Date:
1572
Description:

Copper-engraved panoramic bird's-eye view, hand-colored. 18x46.5 cm (7x18¼"), matted & framed under plexiglass.

Panoramic view of the Bohemian capital of Prague situated on the banks of the River Vltava. This is the top half only of the folio sheet that also included a view of Eger/Cheb. The coloring is of uncertain date.  There is a metal title-plaque on the plexiglass misdated 1562.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Very good condition, not examined out of frame but clearly not laid down.
 
Item number:
273125
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