Frans Hogenberg (Flemish, 1535-1590)
Pictorial View from Dordrect on the Merwede, Dordracvm vulgo Dortt: Me Mosa, et Walis, cum Linga, Meruaqué cingunt, Aeternam Bataue virginis, ecce, fidem
Titled within the matrix.
Etching and engraving with hand-coloring, sight size 11 7/8 x 19 in. (30.0 x 48.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Central vertical fold, as issued, toning, not examined out of frame.
N.B. This is an early hand-colored view of Dordrecht on the Merwede, from the second part of the multi-volume atlas by Braun & Hogenberg, Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Created between 1572 and 1618, the series contains 546 maps and cityscapes of all major cities in Europe and cities in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Provenance: The estate of George Way.
Framed dimensions are 17 5/8 x 24 3/4 x 3/4 in.
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