Lot 110: Engraved Map of the World by Homann, c. 1720
05 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Planiglobii Terrestris Cum Utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti Generalis Exhibitio...Johann Baptiste Homann (1664-1724). Hand-colored engraving. Nuremberg, c. 1720. 18 3/4 x 21 inches visible, 24 x 28 inches framed. Decorative double hemisphere map of the World, richly embellished with Celestial models of the northern and southern hemispheres and other natural phenomenon.
Artist or Maker: Johann Baptiste Homann
Literature: Hand-colored engraving