Windsor, Antique Map from "Civitates Orbis Terrarum"

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

Very fine B/W aquatint showing a wonderful view on the Castle of Windsor, today the main residence of the English Royal Family.

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Artist Braun Georg, Hogenberg Franz
Typology Original Paintings
Technique Aquatint, Etching
Year 1572-1617
Editor Cologne, T. Graminaeus
Image Dimensions (cm) 18 x 48
Dimensions (cm) 20.5 x 54
Subject Cities, Landscape

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

Very fine B/W aquatint showing a wonderful view on the Castle of Windsor, today the main residence of the English Royal Family.

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 wide devastation caused by the Thirty Years’ War.

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