The Cities Of Mons & Arras: Braun & Hogenberg 1572

The Cities Of Mons & Arras: Braun & Hogenberg 1572

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  • Author: Braun & Hogenberg
  • Date: 1572
  • Medium: Hand-Colored Copperplate Engraving
  • Condition: Good
  • Inches: 19 x 12 1/4
  • Centimeters: 48.72 x 31.41
  • Product ID: 002883

MONTES HANNONIAE METROPOLIS. and ATREBATVM EPISCOPALIS ET METROPOLITICA ARTESIAE CIVITAS. from the work collective work engraved by Hogenberg and edited by Braun, Civitates Orbis Terrarum, 1572-1622. Which contained 542 bird's eye views of cities around the world.

The City of Mons is located in Belgium, which in 1572 was under Protestant control by a French leader and after the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre was taken over by Catholic Spanish rule and eventually reverted to French rule.

The City of Arras is located in the north of France and was under Hapsburg rule until the Spanish took over and eventually fell to the French.