Stade, Antique Map from "Civitates Orbis Terrarum"

Braun G., Hogenberg F.Aldenburgum Holsatiae, or Stade, from the collection Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Cologne, T. Graminaeus, 1572-1617.

Precious hand-colored aquatint showing a view of Stade, indicated in the title as "Aldenburgum Holsatie". The table illustrates in detail the view of the German city in Southern Saxony. Good conditions, with some visible stains.

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Artist Braun Georg, Hogenberg Franz
Typology Original Prints
Technique Etching
Year 1572-1617
Editor Cologne, T. Graminaeus
Image Dimensions (cm) 15 x 26
Dimensions (cm) 11 x 23.5
Subject Cities, Landscape

Braun G., Hogenberg F., Aldenburgum Holsatiae, or Stade, from the collection Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Cologne, T. Graminaeus, 1572-1617.

Precious hand-colored aquatint showing a view of Stade, indicated in the title as "Aldenburgum Holsatie". The table illustrates in detail the view of the German city in Southern Saxony. Good conditions, with some visible stains.

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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