Buda, Antique Map from "Civitates Orbis Terrarum"

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

Very fine B/W aquatint showing a view of Buda, an actual part of Budapest, Hungary, on the shore of the Danube river. Good conditions, with a little medial hole, some stains at the bottom and a restoration sign on the lower left corner.

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Artist Braun Georg, Hogenberg Franz
Typology Original Prints
Technique Aquatint, Etching
Year 1572-1617
Editor Cologne, T. Graminaeus
Image Dimensions (cm) 15 x 47
Dimensions (cm) 20.5 x 53
Subject Cities, Landscape

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

Very fine B/W aquatint showing a view of Buda, an actual part of Budapest, Hungary, on the shore of the Danube river. Good conditions, with a little medial hole, some stains at the bottom and a restoration sign on the lower left corner.

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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