Zschopau, Saxony: Braun & Hogenberg 1617

Zschopau, Saxony: Braun & Hogenberg 1617

Regular price
$995.00
Sale price
$995.00
Regular price
Sold
Unit price
per 
Shipping calculated at checkout.

  • 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

SCOPA. vulgo SCHVEPA Elegans Misniae ciuitas. 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.

Augususburg can be seen in the distance and in the foreground is the road to and from Prague, which allowed the viewer an understanding of the orientation of the city. In the top left corner is written Septentrio meaning North.