Bonn, Antique Map from "Civitates Orbis Terrarum"

Braun G., Hogenberg F.Vienna or Bonn, from the collection Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Cologne, T. Graminaeus, 1572-1617.

Very fine B/W aquatint showing a wonderful view of the German city Bonn, named after its antique name: “VeronaGood conditions, except for a little hole on the lower left margin.

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Artist Braun Georg, Hogenberg Franz
Typology Original Prints
Technique Aquatint, Etching
Year 1575
Editor Cologne, T. Graminaeus
Image Dimensions (cm) 9.7 x 44.7
Dimensions (cm) 10 x 53.3
Subject Cities, Landscape

Braun G., Hogenberg F., Vienna or Bonn, from the collection Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Cologne, T. Graminaeus, 1572-1617.

Very fine B/W aquatint showing a wonderful view of the German city Bonn, named after its antique name: “Verona. Good conditions, except for a little hole on the lower left margin.

Civitates Orbis Terrarum (Atlas of the Cities of the World) was the second oldest printed atlas in the history of world cartography and the first atlas totally dedicated to topographical views. The first volume of this collection was published in Cologne in 1572; the following in 1575, 1581, 1588, and 1598. The sixth and final volume appeared in 1617, just before the extensive devastation wreaked by the Thirty Years’ War.

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