Lot n° 186  | Auction 519

Estimate € 4,000 - 6,000

Sold € 17,000

Auction: 21 September 2021 at 15:30

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BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) e BLAEU, Joan (1596-1673) - Coppia di carte geografiche: Nova et Exacta Asiae Geographica Descriptio; Nova Acvrata Totivs Evropae Tabvla. [Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1608-1624?]. The side panels depict the peoples of various Asian civilizations in local costume including Syrians, Arabs, Armenians, Persians, Burmese, Gujaratis, Sumatrans, Javans, Moluccans, Japanese, Chinese, Tatars, and Russians. Gerritsz was influenced by various sources including De Bry, Linschoten and Enea Vico. The lower register features birdseye views from Braun & Hogenberg and Lindschoten including Rhodes, Farmagusta, Damascus, Jerusalem, Aden, Hormuz, Goa, Calicut, Candy, Bantam, Gammalamme [Moluccas], and Macao. Maps (1025 x 1425mm), frames (1285 x 1685mm). Maps laid on cloth and within a wooden frame (some chips and losses, heavier to the handcoloured outlines, a bit browned)

Estimate € 4,000 - 6,000

Sold € 17,000

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