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    Lot 190 – Georg Braun (1541-1622) and Frans Hogenberg (Mechelen 1535 ? Colony 1590), ‘Presburg’, from ‘Civitates orbis terrarum’ 1572

    June 20, 2022

Lot 190 – Georg Braun (1541-1622) and Frans Hogenberg (Mechelen 1535 ? Colony 1590), ‘Presburg’, from ‘Civitates orbis terrarum’ 1572

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Lot 190 – Georg Braun (1541-1622) and Frans Hogenberg (Mechelen 1535 ? Colony 1590), ‘Presburg’, from ‘Civitates orbis terrarum’ 1572

Current Auction: N. 17 
AMERICAN DESIGN & EUROPEAN GRAPHICS
( Rome, July 06-07, 2022 - 5:00 P.M. CEST )

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Le citt? del mondo’ was conceived as a complement to the world atlas ‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’ (1572) by Abraham Ortelius and features numerous valuable bird’s eye views of the cities illustrated. In the upper right side there is a cartouche with the inscription ‘Posonium uel Pisonium ut Lazius Hungariae urbs’; on laid paper, flaws present and unframed. Copper engraving, dimensions 14.5×20.2 in.

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