Zschopau, Saxony: Braun & Hogenberg 1617

Zschopau, Saxony: Braun & Hogenberg 1617

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  • Author: Braun & Hogenberg
  • Date: 1617
  • Medium: Hand-Colored Copperplate Engraving
  • Condition: Good
  • Inches: 18 x 12 1/4
  • Centimeters: 46.15 x 31.41
  • Product ID: 001720

Full Title: SCOPA. vulgo SCHVEPA Elegans Misniae ciuitas. 

From Civitates Orbis Terrarum1572-1622, collective work engraved by Hogenberg and edited by Braun which contained 542 bird's-eye views of cities around the world.

This work by Braun & Hogenberg shows Augsburg on the distant horizon and contains the road to and from Prague in the foreground. In the top left corner appears the word 'septentrio,' Latin for 'north,' demonstrating the image's geographic orientation.