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Willem Janszoon Blaeu /C. Mortie Map of Rome

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Willem Janszoon Blaeu /C. Mortie Map of Rome

Lot 0169 Details

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Fine example of Joan Blaeu's plan of Rome, from Blaeu's Theatrum civitatum et admirandorum Italiae, first published in 1663.The present edition, re-issued by Mortier, includes a grid pattern, added to the original Blaeu plate. Illustrates Baroque Rome showing virtually every building, bridge and statute and monument including the Colosseum (near the center), the Baths of Diocletian (ruins to the east), and the Vatican, located on the southwestern edge of town. The insignias of the 14 regions of Rome are shown at the bottom, along with two large ornate cartouches and a title cartouche. The Chigi Family arms of the current Pope Alexander VII (reigned 1655-67) are located in the upper-right. Frame: 32.75" x 33" Paper sight: 22" x 22.25"
Condition
In nice overall estate found condition
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Willem Janszoon Blaeu /C. Mortie Map of Rome

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$400
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$800
Aug 14, 2015
Starting Price
$200
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0169: Willem Janszoon Blaeu /C. Mortie Map of Rome

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$600
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Est.
$400
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$800
Starting Price
$200
A Multi Estate Summer Auction
Fri, Aug 14, 2015 06:00 PM
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Lot 0169 Details

Description
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Fine example of Joan Blaeu's plan of Rome, from Blaeu's Theatrum civitatum et admirandorum Italiae, first published in 1663.The present edition, re-issued by Mortier, includes a grid pattern, added to the original Blaeu plate. Illustrates Baroque Rome showing virtually every building, bridge and statute and monument including the Colosseum (near the center), the Baths of Diocletian (ruins to the east), and the Vatican, located on the southwestern edge of town. The insignias of the 14 regions of Rome are shown at the bottom, along with two large ornate cartouches and a title cartouche. The Chigi Family arms of the current Pope Alexander VII (reigned 1655-67) are located in the upper-right. Frame: 32.75" x 33" Paper sight: 22" x 22.25"
Condition
...
In nice overall estate found condition

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